Earth may have been struck by an interstellar meteor way back in 2014


interstellar meteor

It was late 2017 when the astronomy world was buzzing over what
appeared to be the first-ever interstellar visitor observed by
mankind. It was a long, cigar-shaped object which its discoverers
named Oumuamua, and it swooped around our Sun and back out towards
interstellar space so rapidly that scientists had to scramble to
study it.

Now, after examining records of meteor strikes on Earth from
years past, Harvard researchers believe they may have
discovered
evidence of the first-ever interstellar meteor to
strike Earth. If true, the rock arrived at our planet years ahead
of Oumuamua.


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Earth may have been struck by an interstellar meteor way back in 2014