AFP asked Dr Bialy if he believed his claim. They say this "unexplained phenomena" means it would have to have a "very large surface and be very thin", which they say is "not encountered in nature".
But other astronomy experts aren't buying it.
"Like most scientists, I would love there to be convincing evidence of alien life, but this isn't it", said Alan Fitzsimmons, an astrophysicist at Queens University, Belfast.
Fitzsimmons added that Oumuamua's observed characteristics have already been shown as "consistent with a comet-like body ejected from another star system", while "some of the arguments in this study are based on numbers with large uncertainties".
This development also led notable American astrophysicist Katherine Mack to remark that "scientists are perfectly happy to publish an outlandish idea if it has even the tiniest *sliver* of a chance of not being wrong".
"But until every other possibility has been exhausted dozen times over, even the authors probably don't believe it, " she cautioned.
"It is impossible to guess the goal behind Oumuamua without more data", Loeb was quoted as saying.
The mysterious cigar-shaped interstellar object, which is apparently the first known object from another solar system to pass through our own, left some members of the scientific community wondering whether it is merely a space rock or some kind of alien craft.
Now, a paper submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters by a pair of Harvard researchers tackles that hypothesis as one way to explain the speed in which it blasted past the sun.
The alien rock is about 1,300 feet long (400 meters) long, and only about 130 feet wide.
Trump granted a permit for the $8 billion conduit meant to stretch from Canada to Texas just days after taking office a year ago . No immediate impact in oil markets is seen, as the pipeline isn't scheduled to come online for years regardless of the ruling.
Un grand patron, respecté et brillant orateur, mène sa carrière à un train d'enfer, jusqu'au jour où il est frappé par un AVC. Aujourd'hui, la réalisatrice Catherine Corsini porte à l'écran cette histoire bouleversante, avec un casting de choix.
Earth's protective ozone layer protects us from ultraviolet rays which cause skin cancer , crop damage and other problems. The emission of pollution containing chemicals such as chlorine and bromine has caused the ozone layer to deplete.
In the meantime, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation is trying to establish what has happened. The department announced on Thursday that Quintal and Mumo were released following their detention on Wednesday.
Early in the third period of the tilt, the forwards collided as Malkin carried the puck into the Capitals' zone on the power play. NOTES: F Zach Aston-Reese made his season debut and LW Garrett Wilson made his Penguins debut after being called up Tuesday.
The 50-day moving average is perceived to be the dividing line between a stock that is technically healthy and one that is not. CVS's 50 day simple moving average (SMA 50) price is $75.82 and its 200-day simple moving average (SMA 200) price is $69.77.
Ma said it was Tai Kwun, not the festival, that had pulled his events. "Without them, life has no meaning", Ma wrote on Twitter. Hong Kong's immigration department has stated it does not comment on individual cases.
Ariana Grande named Billboard's 2018 Woman of the Year
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Plusieurs personnes poignardées à Melbourne — Australie
Les secours ont déclaré avoir traité trois personnes sur les lieux, dont une "dans un état critique" qui est décédée par la suite. Les circonstances exactes de l'incident restent à déterminer. "Le quartier a été bouclé", ont ajouté les enquêteurs.
Bombardier to cut 5000 jobs after disappointing earnings
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