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Voyager Probes

LISTEN: Distant Probes' Cosmic Duet Will Take Your Breath Away

| THOMAS SUMNER | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science

As the Voyager space probes plunge into the inky cosmic void, each carries a golden record with 27 songs ranging from Mozart to Chuck Berry. Now, with...

The Final Frontier: Beyond Our Solar System

Priyamvada Natarajan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Science
Priyamvada Natarajan

Thirty-five years on, we as humans have reached the final frontier: the edge of our solar system. The two unmanned probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, launched in 1977 as part of the mission to study Jupiter and Saturn, have actually exited the Solar System.