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interstellar

conducted, or existing between two or more stars

interstellar

[¦in·tər¦stel·ər]
(astronomy)
Between the stars.
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This suggests it has only been travelling in interstellar space for a relatively short time and hasn't had a chance to encounter many massive objects that would speed it up.
Oumuamua followed a trajectory which had it slingshot around our sun due to the star's gravity, before being flung back into interstellar space at an angle.
Artist's impression of the interstellar asteroid Oumuamua
Instead of a prolonged, comet-like tail, this rough bubble-shape of the heliosphere is due to the strong interstellar magnetic field-much stronger than what was anticipated in the past-combined with the fact that the ratio between particle pressure and magnetic pressure inside the heliosheath is high," said Kostas Dialynas, a space scientist at the Academy of Athens in Greece and lead author on the study.
The IBEX ribbon particles interact with the interstellar magnetic field (labeled ISMF) and travel inwards toward Earth, collectively giving the impression of a ribbon spanning across the sky.
Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Michael Caine, Interstellar tells of a crew of astronauts travelling through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity.
Vanity Fair's Richard Lawson said: "I can imagine, in some other galaxy or dimension, a more exciting Interstellar, one that is more coldly curious about all that lies beyond human perception.
B-G Andersson, said that while interstellar polarization has been known since 1949, the physical mechanisms behind grain alignment have been poorly understood until recently.
Plasma consists of charged particles and is more prevalent in the extreme cold of interstellar space than in the hot bubble of solar wind that permeates the solar system.
The 53 reports and reviews cover galactic structure and dynamics, dust and molecular clouds, the normal and ionized interstellar medium, the magneto-ionic medium, massive starts and the interstellar medium, and new observational advances and future prospects.
After 33 years of exploring our planetary neighborhood, the probes are heading into interstellar space between the stars.
It is obvious, then, that economists have a special interest in understanding and, indeed, in promoting the development of an interstellar economy.

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