Pioneer anomaly verklaard

Friday 07 December 2012, 22:55:00 | ruimtevaart

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Pioneer anomaly verklaard. Omdat er geen samenvatting bij staat:

We think there is no exotic cause for the Pioneer anomaly: The puzzling deceleration was produced by the asymmetric radiation of waste heat created onboard the spacecraft.

:-/ Was toch leuker geweest als het aliens, of dark matter, was...

edit: meanwhile, on the Voyager 1: http://www.technologyreview.com/view/508496/voyager-1-hits-rumble-strips-at-the-edge-of-the-solar-system/