The Heliosphere’s Interstellar Interaction: No Bow Shock

@article{Mccomas2012TheHI,
  title={The Heliosphere’s Interstellar Interaction: No Bow Shock},
  author={D. J. Mccomas and D. B. Alexashov and Maciej Bzowski and Hans Jorg Fahr and Jacob Heerikhuisen and Vladislav Izmodenov and M. A. Lee and Eberhard M{\"o}bius and Nikolai V. Pogorelov and Nathan A. Schwadron and Gary P. Zank},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={336},
  pages={1291 - 1293}
}
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