Oumuamua is alien technology no mua-more

19 July 2019


Artists impression of an alien spacecraft resembling a flying saucer in space


You might remember from a year or so ago stories of an alien fly-by. The unidentified object was famously referred to as Oumuamua, which means “scout” in Hawaiian. Now a paper just out in the journal Nature Astronomy has revisited the story to probe whether Oumuamua really is alien technology, or just a cigar-shaped hunk of rock hurtling through the solar system. Matthew Hall got in touch with co-author Dr. Alan Fitzsimmons from Queens University Belfast...


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