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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…

1 year ago

Interstellar Objects like Oumuamua Probably Crash into the Sun Every 30 Years or so and 2 Pass Within the Orbit of Mercury

A new study by a team of Harvard scientists reveals how we could study future interstellar visitors like 'Oumuamua

1 year 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

Astronomers are Tracking the Interstellar Asteroid ‘Oumuamua to its Home System

An international team of astronomers have used data from the Gaia satellite to backtrack 'Oumuamua to one of four star…

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