interstellar space

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Related to interstellar space: intergalactic space, Interstellar space travel
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Noun1.interstellar space - the space between stars
outer space, space - any location outside the Earth's atmosphere; "the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether"; "the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth"
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
interstellar medium - interstellar space including streams of protons moving from the stars
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John Barleycorn sends his White Logic, the argent messenger of truth beyond truth, the antithesis of life, cruel and bleak as interstellar space, pulseless and frozen as absolute zero, dazzling with the frost of irrefragable logic and unforgettable fact.
The rest was as the darkness of interstellar space.
AFTER THE DISCOVERY of what proved to be an object from interstellar space (SatT.
Among other things scientists hope it will find and study, it will also look for water in interstellar space.
In this accessible discussion, Wallace Arthur (zoology, National University of Ireland) takes general readers and students on a journey through embryological and evolutionary time, through terrestrial and interstellar space.
Even though, as a group, PAHs seemed to be the answer to this mystery, none of the hundreds of PAH molecules known to exist had ever been conclusively detected in interstellar space.
They are planning to use the Hubble Space Telescope to get more images of Oumuamua within the week, as it speeds farther away from us and back into interstellar space.
Voyager 1 has now been in interstellar space for the past four years, zooming ahead at 62,140km/h (35,000mph)--studying, among other things, how the magnetic field of our Sun interacts with the magnetic field in the interstellar space.
For the first time, researchers have detected a chiral molecule, propylene oxide, in interstellar space.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- In 14 papers published in the October 2015 Astrophysical Journal Supplement, scientists present findings from NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, mission providing the most definitive analyses, theories and results about local interstellar space to date.
2012: The Voyager 1 spacecraft entered interstellar space becoming the first man-made object to do so.
This was the first science fiction film set entirely on another world in interstellar space, and in which humans are depicted travelling in a starship of their own creation.