(CNN) — Ever feel like you live in a bubble?
You do. We all do.
Our whole solar system appears to, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence.
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And, oh, what a bubble it is: About 300 light years long (about 1,764,000,000,000,000 miles), and its walls are made of hot gas. How hot? About a million degrees.
It's called the "Local Bubble" or "local hot bubble" and is shaped a little like a peanut.