IBEX: Search for the
Edge of the Solar System

Grades 5-12

In 2009 a new NASA probe called IBEX started collecting charged particles from distant space to map the extent of Sol's atmosphere beyond the planets. Join two tech-savvy students as they discover the many ways the sun protects and nurtures Earth's inhabitants. Its past and future are examined in dramatic Omnidome video.

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