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`Oumuamua-Related Publications by Avi Loeb   (with clickable links in reverse chronological order)      Harvard logo

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Scientific Papers

*Siraj, A., & Loeb, A. ``Exporting Terrestrial Life Out of the Solar System with Gravitational Slingshots of Earthgrazing Bodies'', Int. J. Astrobiology (2019).

*Siraj, A., & Loeb, A. ``An Argument for a Kilometer-Scale Nucleus of C/2019 Q4'', RNAAS (2019).

*Siraj, A., & Loeb, A. ``Radio Flares from Collisions of Neutron Stars with Interstellar Asteroids'', RNAAS (2019).

*Siraj, A., & Loeb, A. ``A Real-Time Search for Interstellar Impact on the Moon'', Acta Astronautica (2019).

*Lingam, M., & Loeb, A. ``Searching the Moon for Extrasolar Material and the Building Blocks of Extraterrestrial Life'', PNAS (2019).

*Lingam, M., & Loeb, A. ``Searching the Moon for Extrasolar Material and the Building Blocks of Extraterrestrial Life'', PNAS (2019).

*Lingam, M., & Loeb, A. ``Searching the Moon for Extrasolar Material and the Building Blocks of Extraterrestrial Life'', PNAS (2019).

*Siraj, A., & Loeb, A. ``Probing Extrasolar Planetary Systems With Interstellar Meteors'', Astrophysical Journal Letters (2019).

*Siraj, A., & Loeb, A. ``Discovery of a Meteor of Interstellar Origin'', Astrophysical Journal Letters (2019).

*Siraj, A., & Loeb, A. ``Oumuamua's Geometry Could Be More Extreme than Previously Inferred'', Research Notes of the American Astronomical Society (2019).

*Forbes, J., & Loeb, A. ``Turning up the Heat on `Oumuamua'', Astrophysical Journal Letters (2019).

*Siraj, A., & Loeb, A. ``Identifying Interstellar Objects Trapped in the Solar System through Their Orbital Parameters'', Astrophysical Journal Letters (2019).

*Bialy, S., & Loeb, A. ``Could Solar Radiation Pressure Explain `Oumumua's Peculiar Acceleration?'', Astrophysical Journal Letters (2018).

*Ginsburg, I., Lingam, M., & Loeb, A. ``Galactic Panspermia'', The Astrophysical Journal (2018).

*Hoang, T., Loeb, A., Lazarian, A., & Cho, J. ``Spinup and Disruption of Interstellar Asteroids by Mechanical Torques, and Implications for 1I/2017 U1 (`Oumuamua)'', The Astrophysical Journal (2018).

*Lingam, M., & Loeb, A. ``Implications of Captured Interstellar Objects for Panspermia and Extraterrestrial Life'', The Astrophysical Journal (2018).

Essays (all single-authored by Loeb)

*"Space Archaeology", Atmos magazine (November 8, 2019)

*"A Tale of Three Frontiers", Scientific American (November 18, 2019)

*"Science is Not About Getting More Likes", Scientific American (October 8, 2019)

*"The Moon as a Fishing Net for Extraterrestrial Life", Scientific American (September 25, 2019)

*"Did Life from Earth Escape the Solar System Eons Ago?", Scientific American (November 4, 2019)

*"Science as a Way of Life", Scientific American (August 14, 2019)

*"What is the One Thing You Would Change About the World?", Harvard Gazette (July 1, 2019)

*"It Takes a Village to Declassify an Error Bar", Scientific American (July 3, 2019)

*"`Oumuamua's Cousin?", Scientific American (May 6, 2019)

*"Are We Really the Smartest Kid on the Cosmic Block?", Scientific American (March 4, 2019)

*"Q&A" (January 25, 2019)

*"Advanced Extraterrestrials as an Approximation to God", Scientific American (January 26, 2019)

*"Our Future in Space Will Echo Our Future on Earth", Scientific American (January 10, 2019)

*"How to Approach the Problem of `Oumuamua", Scientific American (December 19, 2018)

*"Six Strange Facts About the First Interstellar Visitor, `Oumuamua", Scientific American (November 20, 2018)

*"On `Oumuamua" (November 5, 2018)

*"Why a Mission to a Visiting Interstellar Object Could Be Our Best Bet for Finding Aliens", Gizmodo (October 31, 2018)

*"Searching for Relics of Dead Civilizations", Scientific American (September 27, 2018)

*"The Power of Anomalies", published in Scientific American (August 28, 2018)

*"Sailing on Light", Forbes magazine (August 8, 2018)

*"Are Alien Civilizations Technologically Advanced?" Scientific American (January 8, 2018)

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Solar eclipse at Harvard's Arnold Arboretum on August 21, 2017 (credit: Ned Friedman). red color bar