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Mysterious space objects like ‘Oumuamua will visit our solar system again. Scientists may intercept the next one with a robotic probe.

A mysterious object called ‘Oumuamua, the first interstellar visitor ever detected, flew through the solar system in 2017. Most astronomers think it’s a comet, though ‘Oumuamua’s identity may never be fully settled. However, interstellar objects might visibly pass by once every 5 years. By the mid-2020s, powerful new telescopes may […]
Mysterious space objects like ‘Oumuamua will visit our solar system again. Scientists may intercept the next one with a robotic probe.