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2022-05-18: What If the Galactic Habitable Zone LIMITS Intelligent Life?

  • 09:26: ... systems. In our solar system, such encounters   disturb our Oort cloud, sending comets plummeting  towards the inner solar system. A ...

2018-11-21: 'Oumuamua Is Not Aliens

  • 08:56: For example, it may be that stars release their Oort Clouds, when they die.
  • 09:22: ... from outside our solar system at all, but rather comes from our own Oort cloud and was socked from its orbit by impact and or gravitational interaction ...

2018-04-25: Black Hole Swarms

  • 07:42: If the sun was near the galactic core, the nearest black hole would be inside the solar systems Oort cloud.

2017-12-13: The Origin of 'Oumuamua, Our First Interstellar Visitor

  • 04:39: The first is that it originated in our Kuiper belt Oort cloud.
  • 05:35: They found that the object passed through the Oort cloud of another star, the unpoetically named TYC4742-102701 around 1.3 million years ago.
  • 07:35: Now that's higher than the density of comet like objects in the Oort cloud.

2016-10-12: Black Holes from the Dawn of Time

  • 08:21: ... if it passed by the outskirts of the Solar System, it could shake up the Oort cloud and send a nice rain of comets to pepper the inner Solar ...

2016-08-10: How the Quantum Eraser Rewrites the Past

  • 11:21: Even if it passed by the outer reaches of the solar system, it would perturb the Oort cloud and send swarms of comets plummeting inwards.
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