Neighboring star once came within a single light year of the sun

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 12:00 in Astronomy & Space

Brooks HaysROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Scientists say an alien star system nearly sideswiped the sun some 70,000 years ago, coming to within 0.8 light years of the solar system.

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