Rogue Red Star Buzzed Solar System 70,000 Years Ago Agitating Comets and Asteroids

Artist’s conception of Scholz’s star and its brown dwarf companion (foreground) during its flyby of the solar system 70,000 years ago. The Sun (left, background) would have appeared as a brilliant star. The pair is now about 20 light years away. Credit: Michael Osadciw/University of Rochester About 70,000 years ago,

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