Voyager 1 Experiences Three “Tsunami Waves” in Interstellar Space

The Voyager 1 spacecraft has experienced three “tsunami waves” in interstellar space. This kind of wave occurs as a result of a coronal mass ejection erupting from the sun. The most recent tsunami wave that Voyager experienced began in February 2014, and may still be going. Listen to how these waves cause surrounding ionized matter to ring like a bell.

Posted on January 19, 2015, in News from the Cosmos, News from the Solar System and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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