The thing that has Cooper and other researchers puzzled is why arent cosmic rays being accelerated locally by our Suns powerful magnetic fieldlines?
Cooper told Space Daily.com that if Voyager 2 (like Voyager 1) finds no evidence of local cosmic ray acceleration as it crosses the termination shock (at the edge of the solar system), it will strengthen the case for more remote dragons in interstellar space, perhaps very far beyond in the galaxy, as the source of suprathermal cosmic rays."
Whats in the Sky: Look for the North Star, Polaris, this week. Find the Big Dipper. Follow the outer edge of the dipper to the upper right of the dipper. Polaris is the first bright star at the end of this imaginary line.