Guest Video: Oumuamua: The First Interstellar Visitor

November 5, 2018:

This link, per Jason Major, is to a draft PDF download of the paper that spurred this discussion. Of course we all want the answer to every cosmic question to be (friendly) aliens, but that low mass-to-area “solar sail” hypothesis is certainly believable, given Oumuamua’s unusual shape.

Original post (and first update)

Oumuamua has been tumbling through interstellar space for a LONG time.

Also, per the reference at that link, it’s apparently red!

Update, July 1, 2018: Huh, that’s weird.

Featured image by Free-Photos, Pixabay. Public domain.

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