Does the New Shape of the Solar System Prove Vernor Vinge is Right About the Galaxy?

By now you've probably heard the news about our solar system not quite being the shape that everybody thought. A study in Nature today shows results gathered from the two Voyager space probes launched in the 1970s, which are both nearing the edge of the heliosphere, the region where the solar winds end and deep space… »7/02/08 6:00pm7/02/08 6:00pm