After 45 years, the 5 billion year legacy of the Voyager 2 interstellar probe is just beginning

This text was initially revealed on The dialog. (opens in a brand new tab) The publication contributed the article to’s Professional Voices: Editorials and Views. Alice Gorman (opens in a brand new tab)Affiliate Professor of Archeology and House Research, Flinders College On August 20, 1977, 45 years in the past, a rare spacecraft left … Read more

Voyager 1 and 2, Humanity’s Interstellar Envoys, Limitless at 45

As we speak is the forty fifth anniversary of the launch of Voyager 1, one in every of humanity’s iconic twin emissaries to the cosmos. (Its sibling, Voyager 2, launched just a few weeks earlier.) Now, at the hours of darkness and much reaches of interstellar house — greater than 10 billion miles from dwelling, … Read more