The Voyager 1 spacecraft launched when I was 2 years old. And just now- has just discovered a 'magnetic highway' surrounding the boundary of our solar system- 11 billion miles away. This completely blows me mind. http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-voyager-solar-system-edge-20121204-0-6171988.story
Voyager 1- the spacecraft famous for beaming back striking photos of Jupiter- Saturn and their moons more than 30 years ago- has made still another surprising discovery: the existence of an unexpected zone at the very edge of the solar system.