April 18, 2024



Breakthrough for SHIELD Team Studying Our Solar System’s Protective Magnetic “Force Field”

Sci Tech Daily


A multi-institutional team of astrophysicists headquartered at Boston University, led by BU astrophysicist Merav Opher, has made a breakthrough discovery in our understanding of the cosmic forces that shape the protective bubble surrounding our solar system—a bubble that shelters life on Earth and is known by space researchers as the heliosphere.

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