Doug Myette

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Humanity escapes the solar system: Voyager 1 signals that it has reached the…

Voyager which has been travelling at the rate of to the outer limits of the solar system since is now detecting the first traces of 'interstellar winds' (colder and slower than solar winds) - the signs it is finally reaching the edges of

Speed of Light Infographic

Speed of light infographic: comparing some of the fastest objects known to man with the speed of light. How fast is Usain Bolt, the Bugatti Veyron or the speed of sound compared to the speed of light?

The sun, planets and Voyager probes sit inside the tiny yellow dot at right, within a giant sphere called the Oort cloud. This reservoir of trillions of ice chunks extends 100,000 astronomical units out, tethered to the sun by gravity. Astronomers believe these objects got thrown out of the inner solar system as the planets took shape 4.5 billion years ago. Such an important find!!

The sun, planets and Voyager probes sit inside the tiny yellow dot at right, within a giant sphere called the Oort cloud. This reservoir of trillions of ice chunks extends astronomical units out, tethered to the sun by gravity. Astronomers believe

1920s - PHYS 362: Modern Physics & Physics Nobel Winners - LibGuides at Kettering University

Speed of light infographic: comparing some of the fastest objects known to man with the speed of light. How fast is Usain Bolt, the Bugatti Veyron or the speed of sound compared to the speed of light?