Astronomers called this strange space called Oumaamua, and although they have long left our solar system, they are still trying to solve the mysterious asteroid.
For example, here is the fact that astronomers still do not give peace: when Oumumaux left our solar system, he grew faster. This is not unusual because comets often behave similarly – at lower or higher speeds, the gases emanating from their surface are crawling forward. Later, however, it was found that Oumuamu is not a comet. So who did it faster?
In a recent published study, scientists have found that it may be sunlight. Instead, a group of astronomers at Harvard University estimate that it is very likely that this asteroid is wide enough and thin enough to serve as a solar sail. As a result, astronomers have a legitimate suspicion that someone has deliberately created them.
Although the Solar Sail concept is not new, scientists are now beginning to experiment with this concept. Einstein's theory of relativity confirms that light has an impulse that can be used by a satellite in a particular sail, much like the use of the sea by wind.
Can Oumaamua have a sailboat? Harvard scientists believe this is possible, but it is known that such an asteroid should be very wide and thin (less than one millimeter).
Most likely, our solar system host was not so thin, but it is unclear because it turned out that it was not possible to precisely determine its thickness.
The study also examines the possibility that this asteroid is artificially created by aliens. It is true that scientists are quite skeptical about this idea.