Category: Merav Opher

Voyager 1 zips into solar system dispute

March 20th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Merav Opher, Newsmakers, USA Today 0 comments

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NASA’s venerable Voyager I spacecraft may have become the first man-made object to leave the solar system, an astronomer suggests…

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“The magnetic field it measures is one completely dominated by the sun’s influence.”

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Does New Data Suggest Voyager’s Exit from Solar System?

October 9th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Merav Opher, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Merav Opher, College of Arts & Sciences

NASA released new data current through Oct. 4 that seems to show the environment around the Voyager 1 spacecraft has drastically changed…

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Voyager’s Merav Opher on Touching the Edge of Our Solar System

September 14th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Public Radio, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Merav Opher, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Friday afternoon is the perfect time to take a trip…

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Voyager Nearing Solar System Escape-But How Will We Know?

July 26th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Merav Opher, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Dr. Merav Opher, a Boston University astrophysicist, is waiting patiently for a supremely distant radio signal to tell her everything has changed…

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What happens at the edge of the solar system?

February 28th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Merav Opher, Newsmakers 0 comments

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This is a drawing of what the edge of the solar system might look like, as envisioned by plasma physicist Merav Opher…

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Bubbles at the Edge of Space: Merav Opher Is Changing Astrophysics

February 27th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Merav Opher, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Merav Opher, College of Arts & Sciences

In the yellowing photograph from the late 1970s, two twin girls, their astronomer father, and a young friend stand beneath the dish of a radio telescope outside São Paulo, smiling and waving at the camera…

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Escape!

February 21st, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Merav Opher, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Merav Opher, College of Arts & Sciences

The walls are closing in, you’ve got no way out… and then, suddenly, you escape!…

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