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That ‘alien probe’ asteroid might be a chunk of an alien planet

April 15th, 2020

Oumuamua, the first interstellar object spotted by mankind, might be a fragment of a planet that was torn apart by its star. Researchers ran simulations to try to explain the object’s bizarre, cigar-like shape. First spotted in late 2017, Oumuamua is speeding out of our solar system as we speak. Visit BGR’s homepage for more …

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Earth may have been struck by an interstellar meteor way back in 2014

April 16th, 2019

It was late 2017 when the astronomy world was buzzing over what appeared to be the first-ever interstellar visitor observed by mankind. It was a long, cigar-shaped object which its discoverers named Oumuamua, and it swooped around our Sun and back out towards interstellar space so rapidly that scientists had to scramble to study it. …

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Not everyone is on board with that wild Oumuamua ‘alien’ theory

November 8th, 2018

Earlier this week, the mysterious interstellar object Oumuamua was back in the headlines. It didn’t resurface because of any new observations or studies since its pass through our solar system back in late 2017, but rather because of a new paper that not-so-subtly hinted the object was actually of alien origin. The paper, which was penned …