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Sun's Flip is Letting the Dust In - Universe Today
Image credit: ESA The European Space Agency’s Ulysses spacecraft has confirmed that the Sun’s 11-year cycle that causes it to switch magnetic poles allows interstellar dust to enter our Solar System in greater quantities. The Sun normally puts a protective magnetic bubble around the solar system to push dust around us, but during this pole-switch, … Continue reading "Sun’s Flip is Letting the Dust In"