Scientists Launch Privately Funded Hunt For Unidentified Space Objects

Oumuamua interstellar object
An artist’s impression of the first detected interstellar object, Oumuamua, discovered on Oct. 19, 2017.
Credit: M. Kornmesser/ESO
Nearly 400 years ago, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei published a book that built a case for an alternative view of the Solar System, one that revolved not around Earth but the Sun. Initially licensed by the Roman Inquisition, Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems proved so...

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