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University of Hawaii scientists doubt space object has alien origins

  • COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY

    An artist’s impression of ‘Oumuamua shows its natural shape and surface. University of Hawaii scientists think it could have been space debris spit out during the birth of a planet or the death of a star and classified it as a comet.

When the first space object from beyond our solar system was discovered from Hawaii last year, there was a lot of playful speculation about whether it was an alien spacecraft. Read more

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