A POROUS, LAYERED HELIOPAUSE

@article{Swisdak2013APL,
  title={A POROUS, LAYERED HELIOPAUSE},
  author={Marc Swisdak and James F. Drake and Merav Opher},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2013},
  volume={774}
}
The picture of the heliopause (HP)—the boundary between the domains of the Sun and the local interstellar medium (LISM)—as a pristine interface with a large rotation in the magnetic field fails to describe recent Voyager 1 (V1) data. Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) simulations of the global heliosphere reveal that the rotation angle of the magnetic field across the HP at V1 is small. Particle-in-cell simulations, based on cuts through the MHD model at V1's location, suggest that the sectored region… 

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