The impression of an artist shows the cigar-shaped profile of "Oumuamua". (Supplied: Southern European Observatory / M. Kronmesser)
Director of the Department of Astronomy at Harvard University, has argued that it is a controversial debate that a star star through our solar system is "an artificial origin".
- In October 2017, NASA recently discovered a visitor who "emerged outside the solar system"
- Although two astronomers at Harvard have said they were clear, but other theories were ignored by scientists
- But Professor Loeb defended his work, "Science includes many examples of hypotheses, yet it has not yet been seen"
Teachers could have been the origin of the extraterritorial origin that Abraham Loeb and Shmuel Bialy could have had at the end of 2017 and by the end of 2018 by the solar system.
Skepticism welcomed the theory, and Robert Weryk named "wild discovery". After finding the object by the scientist, & # 39; Oumuama, the meaning of the Hawaiian word & # 39; he was appointed.
In a broad interview with Haaretz's Israeli newspaper, Professor Loeb said he did not say to people: "Science has no politics, it's not a win."
He said that he wrote articles after his interviews with his colleagues, "their thoughts were about being public."
"I do not understand. Ultimately, academic teaching is intended to give the scientists the freedom to take risks without having to worry about their work," he said.
"Unfortunately, most scientists get tenor and go to their likeness."
Although he admitted that he might not publish the article out of temper, he said that the search for extraterritorial life was not mere speculation.
"Science's observation has not yet shown hypotheses, because it is based on anomalies of science, based on phenomena that are not oriented to conventional explanations.
"If you are not ready to find things that are not there, you will not know. Of course, all arguments must be based on evidence, but if evidence indicates an anomaly, we must talk about an anomaly.
"Imagine showing the smartphone you are using to record me on the cavemen. What would this unique rock think?
"Now imagine that" Oumuamua is an iPhone, and we're a knight. Imagine that the scientists see views of the knight's motives on the device and saying: "No, it's just a rock. A special rock, but a rock. Why do not you claim it? It's not rock ? & # 39; "
"Oumuama was detected last October 19, when it left the solar system.
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Oumuama has confused the causes he accelerated
At the end of October 2017, NASA found the recently discovered visitors "outside our solar system somewhere else in our galaxy."
"This unusual object is less than … [400 metres] the diameter is moving very fast, "NASA said at the time.
"Astronomers are trying to attract telescopes in the world and in space in this urgent object.
"Once these data are collected and analyzed, astronomers can learn more about the origin and, perhaps, the composition of the object."
Although curiously, when the object was visited by the solar system, the acceleration of the solar gravity was not explained. Acceleration may be caused by an actuator, similar to the comet, which causes acceleration of the heat of the sun. But & # 39; Feather & # 39; The observations did not reveal the tail of the comet or gas emissions.
Professor Loeb and Professor Bialy then published an article that, among other theories, could be a clear series, and his acceleration was "boosted by the pressure of solar radiation."
"If radiation pressure is accelerating strength, then & # 39; Oumuama represents a thin layer of material stars that is naturally produced through an unknown process. [interstellar medium] or in proto-planetary discs or in an artificial origin, "they said.
Solar radiation seemed to be used as an energy source, even though it was a unique natural object, it was still one.
However, Dr. Weryk said that the data collected during his research contrasted with this theory and concluded that the object was a comet.
"The sun is the highest speed that travels gravitationally," he said.
"When we saw this object, we learned that it was faster than it was, so we decided that it could be thrown out of the solar system, because we decided we had little explanation on the ground, so there was no comet.
"[The Harvard researchers] He decided to focus on another aspect, which has a nuclear space and a gravitational path that does not contain solar-type material. But we believe that this is not based on the data we obtain. "
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