New formation theory explains the mysterious interstellar object ‘Oumuamua

Since its discovery in 2017, an air of mystery has surrounded the first known interstellar object to visit our solar system, an elongated, cigar-shaped body named ‘Oumuamua (Hawaiian for “a messenger from afar arriving first”). How was it formed, and where did it come from? A new study published April 13 in Nature Astronomy offers a first comprehensive answer to […]

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