January 22, 2019

Meanwhile In Space

An interview by John Michael Godier with the same Dr. Avi Loeb who we noted previously had suggested that the bizarre acceleration of the interstellar object might be due to its being artificial. While this was the last of the list of possibilities listed in the short paper, it was (not unexpectedly) the only hypothesis of his that really made it into the headlines.

It appears now that they've effectively lost Omuamua, which turns out to be even weirder than originally thought. 

  "It's probably much smaller than initially thought." 
"And it's SHINY."

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1 I still think they should have named it "Rama"...

Posted by: Siergen at Thu Jan 24 14:11:52 2019 (jIT9h)

2 If that were true, then we've got two more shots.

Posted by: Mauser at Thu Jan 24 21:01:31 2019 (Ix1l6)

3 ... But two and three aren't very good.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Fri Jan 25 08:02:11 2019 (PiXy!)

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