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Oumuamua, the first known interstellar visitor to our solar system, is a dust bunny

Professor Eirik Flekkøy from PoreLab University of Oslo explains the nature of Oumuamua under Popular Science. Read the article here: https://www.popsci.com/story/space/oumuamua-not-aliens-maybe-dust/ More articles about Oumuamua available here: Interesting Engineering: https://interestingengineering.com/scientists-rule-out-aliens-as-the-explanation-for-oumuamua Newshub: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2019/11/interstellar-visitor-oumuamua-just-gets-stranger-and-stranger.html And in French: https://eost.unistra.fr/actualites/actualite/article/et-maintenant-les-moutons-dans-lespace-de-poussiere/

Dust bunnies in space!

Together with the astronomer Jane X. Luu, Njord and PoreLab UiO professors Eirik Grude Flekkøy and Renaud Toussaint, may have identified the solar system’s largest dust bunny.   Illustration: PoreLab/UiO (left) og Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 4.0 (right). It is an interstellar object, travelling through our solar system, never to return, and was first observed from Hawaii in October 2017. It’s

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Alex Hansen, Jonas Kjellstadli and Srutarshi Pradhan talk about concret in Gemini

Read the last research news from PoreLab in Gemini here. Det som ikke sprekker dem, gjør dem sterkere Noen materialer blir sterkere når de utsettes for påkjenninger. Men alt bryter sammen til slutt. Hvorfor er det sånn? Og når gir materialene etter likevel? Illustrasjon: Shutterstock, NTB Scanpix Av Steinar Brandslet Publisert 23.09.19 Det høres litt

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