Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Why Was ‘Oumuamua So Weird? New Research Tries to Track Its Origins. – Space.com

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Why Was ‘Oumuamua So Weird? New Research Tries to Track Its Origins. – Space.com

An artist’s depiction of the first identified interstellar object, ‘Oumuamua. (Image: © M. Kornmesser/ESO) Paul M. Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University, host of Ask a Spaceman and “Space Radio,” and author of “Your Place in the Universe.” Sutter contributed this article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.In 2017, astronomers were startled…