Astronomers have called this strange space called Oumaamua and although it has left our solar system for a long time, they are still trying to solve the mysterious asteroid.
For example, here is a fact that still does not give peace to astronomers: when Oumumaux left our solar system, it grew faster. This is not uncommon, since comets often behave as such – at lower or higher speeds, gases emanating from their surface are pushed forward. However, it was later discovered that Oumuamua is not a comet. So who made it move faster?
In a recent published study, the researchers believe that it could be sunlight. In particular, a group of astronomers at Harvard University estimates that this asteroid is likely to be wide enough and thin enough to serve as a solar sail. Consequently, astronomers have a legitimate suspicion that someone deliberately created it.
Although the concept of the Solar Sails is not new, only now scientists have begun to experiment with this concept. Einstein's theory of relativity confirms that light has an impulse that can be used by satellites in a given candle, similar to the use of the sea by the wind.
Can Oumaamua have a sailboat? Harvard researchers believe that this is possible, but it is known that this asteroid must be very wide and thin (less than a millimeter).
Most likely, the guest of our solar system was not so thin, but it is unclear because it was impossible to accurately determine its thickness due to the fact that it turned very quickly.
The study also examines the possibility that this asteroid is artificially created by aliens. It is true that scientists are rather skeptical about this idea.