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6. THAT “ASTEROID” LOOKS AN AWFUL LOT LIKE A ROCKET SHIP

For science-minded SETI freaks, the last decade has been a particularly exciting one.

WE MAY HAVE JUST SEEN AN ACTUAL FLYING SAUCER

When ‘Oumuamua—the name means “first messenger” in Hawaiian—was discovered floating through the solar system in October, SETI nuts immediately started checking the boxes that suggested the rod-shaped object might be an alien spacecraft of some kind. After all,

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