Voyager 1 has left the solar system — almost

M_OpherThumbLos Angeles Times
Merav Opher, College of Arts & Sciences

It was welcome news to Earthlings: The Voyager 1 spacecraft had seemingly crossed a momentous threshold and become the first man-made object to enter interstellar space…

Expert quote:

“We did not leave the solar system. We are simply in a new region that is completely different than what we thought.”

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