Paper Boys

Episode 13

Is Oumuamua an alien spacecraft?

A controversial Harvard study that I want to believe.

Last year, astronomers discovered a bizarre rock from outside our solar system zipping past Earth. This year, two researchers have made the extroardinary claim that this rock could actually be alien technology…but is the evidence extroardinary enough to support it? Charlie brings in their paper and gets to the bottom of a story that has been covered in controversy, misinformation, and extraterrestrial inspiration.

Grad Student Highlight: Susanna Harris (@SusannaLHarris) from University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill shares her research!

Check out a news article from CNN here and the research paper from Harvard here.

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