Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

NASA Voyager: 'Tsunami Wave' Still Flies Through Interstellar Space

View as: Print Mobile App Share:
Voyager spacecraft

This artist's concept shows NASA's Voyager spacecraft against a backdrop of stars.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

The Voyager 1 spacecraft has experienced three shock waves. The most recent shock wave, first observed in February 2014, still appears to be going on. One wave, previously reported, helped researchers determine that Voyager 1 had entered interstellar space.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
View Full Article



No entries found

Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account