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Scientists push back against Harvard 'alien spacecraft' theory

Nov 07, 2018 - 1:04 PM

'It is impossible to guess the purpose behind Oumuamua without more data,' Avi Loeb, chairman of Harvard's astronomy department, is quoted as saying.

 MYSTERIOUS VISITOR. The first confirmed object from interstellar space is a rocky, cigar-shaped object with a reddish hue. The asteroid 'Oumuamua is up to a quarter mile (400 meters) long, and 10 times as long as it is wide. Image courtesy of NASA

2017 top science stories: Space 'visitors', smartphone addiction, and your pet dog

Dec 19, 2017 - 11:45 AM

What are the biggest stories, discoveries and ideas in science this 2017? The Mind Movers of the Mind Museum list down some of the most important ones from the past 12 months.