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    Red face We've been probed.

    A mysterious cigar-shaped object spotted tumbling through our solar system last year may have been an alien spacecraft sent to investigate Earth, astronomers from Harvard University have suggested.

    The object, nicknamed 'Oumuamua, meaning "a messenger that reaches out from the distant past" in Hawaiian, was discovered in October 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii.

    Since its discovery, scientists have been at odds to explain its unusual features and precise origins, with researchers first calling it a comet and then an asteroid before finally deeming it the first of its kind: a new class of "interstellar objects."

    A new paper by researchers at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics raises the possibility that the elongated dark-red object, which is 10 times as long as it is wide and traveling at speeds of 196,000 mph, might have an "artificial origin."

    "'Oumuamua may be a fully operational probe sent intentionally to Earth vicinity by an alien civilization," they wrote in the paper, which has been submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters.

    The theory is based on the object's "excess acceleration," or its unexpected boost in speed as it traveled through and ultimately out of our solar system in January.

    "Considering an artificial origin, one possibility is that 'Oumuamua is a light sail, floating in interstellar space as a debris from an advanced technological equipment," wrote the paper's authors, suggesting that the object could be propelled by solar radiation.
    https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/06/healt...ntl/index.html

    Oh shit, son... alien contact within our lifetimes??

    Let's hope "they come in peace."
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    maybe its putting off some sort of radiation that is causing whypipo to go crazy and destroy their countries.
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    I always loved this topic and have been an avid follower of Secureteam10. I don't believe in all of the stories on this channel (Such as the fake moon landing, or the flat earth theories), but generally speaking; this channel is great for the topic of UFO's and aliens.


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    I hope it's not the sole of a giant sandal
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    It's the assholes who seeded this planet cruising by to have a good laugh at their high school science project

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    Quote Originally Posted by LAGC View Post
    https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/06/healt...ntl/index.html

    Oh shit, son... alien contact within our lifetimes??

    Let's hope "they come in peace."

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    It's a lumpy cigar shaped rock.

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    It's a probe from a race of giant proctologists !!
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    Maybe its an intergalactic doobie?

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    I do believe that it's POSSIBLE that there is life out there.


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    We all think of Aliens being Hostile. However, I recall seeing an excellent episode of the 1990's Outer Limits T.V. Series. It starred the Deaf Girl Mattie Makin I think that was how her Name was Spelled? She was getting Messages in her Sleep, so was the Guy who played the Retarded Guy on L.A. Law. Who was a former N.A.S.A. Scientist. An Alien Large long Range Exploration Space Ship was passing by the Earth on it way to it's destination. The were trying to contact us, for a Course Correction, They would have crashed into the Earth without it. At the end, when they transmitted the Information. it lit up the entire Sky over the City, and everyone could see the Ship which would have been at least the size of 3 Imperial Star Destroyers . A very fine Show from the new Outer Limits, Series. Paul
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    "Marlee Beth Matlin" - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0559144/?ref_=nv_sr_1
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