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Center Director featured on NPR’s Science Friday

Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa was recently featured on NPR's Science Friday, discussing the discovery of an interstellar object in our Solar System!

Listen to the interview here!

Click on the image below for animation!

Comet 20171025-16

This animation shows the path of A/2017 U1, which is an asteroid — or perhaps a comet — as it passed through our inner solar system in September and October 2017. From analysis of its motion, scientists calculate that it probably originated from outside of our solar system.