SVE NEWS & SPACE.COM Sharing Series — Scientists call the region of space influenced by the sun the heliosphere – but without an interstellar probe, they don’t know much about its shape

The sun is the star of the show. The heliosphere blocks many cosmic rays, shown as bright streaks in this animated image, from reaching the planets of our solar system. (Image credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Conceptual Image Lab) This article