Avi Loeb

Space Junk is Going to be a Problem for Vera Rubin

The Vera Rubin Observatory (VRO) is different than other large telescopes, and that difference makes it more vulnerable to space…

4 months ago

A Few Interstellar Objects Have Probably Been Captured

When Oumuamua travelled through our Solar System back in 2017, people around the world paid attention. It was the first…

1 year ago

Not Saying it was Aliens, but ‘Oumuamua Probably Wasn’t a Nitrogen Iceberg…

In a recent paper, Amir Siraj and Prof. Loeb show that the "nitrogen iceberg" theory cannot explain the mysterious nature…

3 years ago

Could our Universe be Someone’s Chemistry Project?

According to a new op-ed by Harvard Prof. Avi Loeb, our Universe may have been created by an advanced civilization,…

3 years ago

We’ll Have to Wait About 3,000 Years for a Reply From Intelligent Civilizations

According to a new study by Harvard Professor Loeb and Amir Siraj, it would around 3000 years to hear a…

3 years ago

A New Plan to Search for Extraterrestrial Artifacts at Earth and Across the Solar System

Professor Avi Loeb has announced a new project that will search for 'Oumuamua-like objects in our Solar System, which could…

3 years ago

A Review of “Extraterrestrial” by Prof. Avi Loeb

Professor Avi Loeb's new book, Extraterrestrial, tells the tale of how he 'Oumuamua may be humanity's first interstellar messenger.

3 years ago

What Are Fast Radio Bursts?

Here's a big mystery in astronomy: fast radio bursts. Brief shrieks of radio waves coming from space. What are they?…

7 years ago