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  • n. A relatively dense region of interstellar space (containing our Solar System) that formed where the Local Bubble met another.


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  • "The Voyagers are not actually inside the Local Fluff," Opher said.

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  • Therefore, 4 to 5 microgauss may seem pretty weak in comparison, but this field covers astonishing scales, appearing to wrap around a very tenuous hydrogen/helium gas, possibly helping the Local Fluff maintain its structure.

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  • Researchers have been very confused as to why the Local Fluff remains intact; it should have been blown away by the ferocious supernovae exhaust long ago.

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  • According to a report in Discovery News, a magnetic field may be helping the wispy Local Fluff to remain intact.

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  • In the case of the wispy Local Fluff, a magnetic field may be helping [

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