The meteorite that hit Earth in 2014 was of interstellar origin, the first discovery in history. Scientists confirm
It was an interstellar comet that arrived at our planet on January 8, 2014 at 18:05 Italian time.
Final confirmation now comes from a group of scientists from the United States Department of Defense. It’s January 8, 2014 6:05 pm Italian time: a rock from space hits our planet.
They weren’t aliens, but today we know that the ‘Space Stone’ was one interstellar cometas confirmed by US Department of Defense scientists.
The comet crossed the sky off the coast of Manus Island in Papua New Guinea, releasing energy equivalent to about 110 tons of TNT and unleashing a barrage of debris into the depths of the Pacific Ocean.
Fireballs of similar size are not uncommon events in Earth’s sky, far from it – a few dozen such events occur each year. But this meteorite was traveling at a very high speed and had an unusual trajectory.
So scientists have already assumed the time when he came from interstellar space.