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Magnetic Fields in Interstellar Space/ Cosmic Rays

Caption: The magnetic fields in interstellar space proposed by IBEX predict that cosmic rays would come in as shown on the right -- blue represents fewer rays. This looks similar to what is actually observed, shown on the left, thus supporting IBEX's findings.

Credit: NASA/IBEX/UNH

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