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[-]  06-11-18 23:58

‘Oumuamua, oh my! Was interstellar object actually an alien solar sail? Not so fast
‘Oumuamua is long gone from the inner solar system, but the mystery surrounding the interstellar interloper has been rekindled, thanks to a research paper written by two Harvard astronomers. The paper, suggesting that the cigar-shaped object could have been an alien light sail, sparked headlines as well as skepticism from colleagues claiming that the astronomers were jumping to conclusions. Among the skeptics is Doug Vakoch, who heads up METI, a San Francisco-based organization devoted to ...

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