Michele Bannister

Contributing Columnist

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The Age of Interstellar Visitors

January 29, 2020

As astronomers get better at finding the comets and asteroids of other stars, they’ll learn more about the universe and our place in it.

About the author

Michele Bannister is an award-winning planetary astronomer who specializes in the exploration and observation of small worlds in the solar system and beyond. She is a lecturer at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and a visiting scholar at Queen's University Belfast, UK.