What Does the Oumuamua Asteroid Have to Do With Climate Change?

Image: ESO/K. Meech et al. The blue circle shows the interstellar object.

Yes, there is a sort of connection. OK, it’s not connecting the asteroid and climate change-but rather these two ideas help us understand the nature of science.


I’m going to start with Oumuamua (which is fun to say out loud). In case you aren’t familiar with it, this is the name of the recently discovered asteroid that…