Mystery Surrounding Enigmatic `Oumuamua Solved

Mystery Surrounding Enigmatic `Oumuamua Solved

ʻOumuamua was first spotted by a highly advanced telescope in Hawaii in October of 2017, report news agencies. Astronomers found that the object has quite a remarkable elongated shape, similar to a cigar.

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Comets - Astronomers Take a Peak 8.5 Billion Years Back in Time

Astronomers Take a Peak 8.5 Billion Years Back in Time

05.08.2016038

The light from MOO J1142 + 1527 takes an exceptionally long time to reach Earth. This gives scientists the opportunity to look 8. 5 billion years in the past - when the Universe was very young.

Comets - The Astronomical Events Until the End of the Year Worth Seeing

The Astronomical Events Until the End of the Year Worth Seeing

19.07.2016056

There are several exceptional astronomical events that will occur by the end of 2016. The majority of these will be visible with the naked eye.

Comets - Scientists Discover Where the Wow! Signal Came From

Scientists Discover Where the Wow! Signal Came From

04.05.2016038

The Wow! signal, detected for the first time in the year 1977, is one of the few pieces of evidence that has been taken seriously by experts around the world as a possible extraterrestrial signal.

Comets - Two Comets to Fly Dangerously Close to Earth on March 21 and 22

Two Comets to Fly Dangerously Close to Earth on March 21 and 22

21.03.2016057

On March 22 this year, the comet P/2016 BA14 Panstarrs will fly by our Earth. It will pass by a record close 2. 1 million miles, which equals to 9 times the distance between Earth and our Moon.

Comets - Comet Lovejoy Spews Alcohol and Sugar in Space

Comet Lovejoy Spews Alcohol and Sugar in Space

30.10.2015056

A team from the Paris Observatory has discovered that the Comet Lovejoy gushes forth notable amounts of alcohol and sugar throughout space. New data reveals that the celestial object contains ethyl alcohol. . .

Comets - What Superstitions Relate to the Appearance of Comets?

What Superstitions Relate to the Appearance of Comets?

26.10.20150265

Some time around the 6th century AD, a part of the now well-familiar Halley's Comet, burned up in our atmosphere. This, in turn, led to a drastic change in temperature. Drought occurred due to the drop in temperature, causing famine.

Comets - Native American Superstitions about Meteors

Native American Superstitions about Meteors

23.10.20150486

A tribe once inhabiting the territory of today's state of Montana believed that with the appearance of a meteor their society would be afflicted by disease or that the chieftain would suffer misfortune.

Comets - Cosmic Collisions Created the World Ocean

Cosmic Collisions Created the World Ocean

25.05.2015087

According to scientists, the water that's a source of life on Earth was not formed on the planet itself but was brought here by meteorites that fell to its surface. This happened several billion years ago, when the planet was still young.

Comets - Comet Lovejoy Maximally Close to Earth on January 7th

Comet Lovejoy Maximally Close to Earth on January 7th

07.01.20150124

The comet С/2014 Q is named after its discoverer, Terry Lovejoy, and for several weeks now the celestial object has been quite a sight to behold by inhabitants of the southern hemisphere, due to its green radiance.

Comets - The Philae Probe Will Reveal the Secrets of the Universe

The Philae Probe Will Reveal the Secrets of the Universe

13.11.2014073

Samples taken from the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko are supposed to reveal details surrounding the formation and development of the Earth and other planets from our Solar System.

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