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Oumuamua Could be the Fragment of a Disintegrated Interstellar Comet

Since it was first detected hurling through our Solar System, the interstellar object known as 'Oumuamua has been a source…

12 months ago

There Could be Hundreds of Interstellar Asteroids and Comets in the Solar System Right Now That we Could Study

According to a new study, there could be hundreds of identifiable objects in our Solar System like 'Oumuamua, some of…

1 year ago

Could Oumuamua Be an Extra-Terrestrial Solar Sail?

A new study by researchers from the CfA offers a compelling explanation for 'Oumuamua strange appearance and behavior - could…

1 year ago

Oumuamua Accelerated Out of the Solar System Like a Comet

Using data from ground-based observatories and the Hubble space telescope, an international team of scientists found evidence that 'Oumuamua is…

2 years ago

Oumuamua was Just the Beginning. Astronomers Find an Interstellar Asteroid Orbiting Retrograde near Jupiter.

A new study by a pair of astronomers has indicated that near Jupiter, there is an interstellar asteroid that has…

2 years ago

That Interstellar Asteroid ‘Oumuamua Probably Came From a Binary Star System

According to a new study by a team of Canadian astronomers, the interstellar asteroid 'Oumuamua likely came from a binary…

2 years ago

Interstellar Asteroid ‘Oumuamua Had a Violent Past

According to the latest study by a team that has been observing 'Oumuamua since it was first discovered, this interstellar…

2 years ago

The Solar System Probably has Thousands of Captured Interstellar Asteroids

According to a new study by a team of Harvard researchers, there could be thousands of interstellar asteroids like ‘Oumuamua…

2 years ago

Project Lyra, a Mission to Chase Down that Interstellar Asteroid

Members of Project Lyra recently published a study advocating a mission to `Oumuamua, the first interstellar asteroid discovered to date.

2 years ago

That Interstellar Asteroid is Probably Pretty Strange Looking

A new study by a team of international researchers shows that the interstellar asteroid `Oumuamua is pretty odd in terms…

2 years ago