5 Things About Interstellar Space

  • Released Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:46PM
  • ID: 13159

NASA scientists study the “bubbles” around stars. The Sun is constantly spewing out a stream of high-energy particles, called the solar wind. This wind forms a giant bubble around our entire solar system. Interstellar space is a glorious place that begins at the edge of these star bubbles. Here are five things to know.

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