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    Interstellar Oumuamua Was a Dark Hydrogen Iceberg

    When Canadian astronomer Robert Weryk discovered `Oumuamua passing through our Solar System with the Pan-STARRS telescope, in October 2017, it caused quite a stir. It was the first interstellar object we’d ever seen coming through our neighbourhood. The excitement led to speculation: what could it be? There was lots of fun conjecture on its origins. …
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    Intercept oumuamua...

    Quote Originally Posted by Fraser View Post
    When Canadian astronomer Robert Weryk discovered `Oumuamua passing through our Solar System with the Pan-STARRS telescope, in October 2017, it caused quite a stir. It was the first interstellar object we’d ever seen coming through our neighbourhood. The excitement led to speculation: what could it be? There was lots of fun conjecture on its origins. …
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    Fraser. That's pretty cool....a frozen, molecular hydrogen berg. It'd be a hoot to ride on the intercepting spacecraft for the next one expected to be out there.
    I'll ring up Elon Musk and NASA , and we can sell tickets for its maiden voyage. Of course, when the two meet, it has to have been named United States Starship....Titanic. Woo-Hoo!
    pete

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    A hydrogen iceberg? I wonder how it would react if it had hit the Earth's atmosphere? Oh the Humanity!

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    The speculation on 'Oumuamua is grand, but more is the pity we will never know what it really was.
    Do good work. —Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom

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