Star Made Close Call With Sun 70,000 Years Ago And Is Now Running Away As Fast As It Can

February 17, 2015 8:51 PM

15 0

Researchers identified the closest encounter our solar system has ever had with an outside star.

A team of scientists determined that about 70,000 years ago a dim star passed through the Oort cloud, which is closer than any other star is known to have come to our planet, the University of Rochester reported.

Read more

To category page