Shown in a Hubble Space Telescope image, the "astrosphere" around the star L.L. Orionis approximates the heliosphere around our solar system. | ESA/NASA

Sun Leaves No Shock Wave in its Wake

The Sun leaves no shock wave in its wake as it was previously thought to. Learn why there is no shock wave left in the wake of the Sun.

Published On 05/10/2012
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