NASA Scientists Discover Petrified Joint in Outer Space | Leafly

A strange object shaped exactly like a petrified cannabis joint sailed past Earth last month, according to astronomers at NASA. The scientists, who did not publicly comment on the asteroid’s uncanny resemblance to a massive doobie, named the lump of rock and ice ‘Oumuamua, which is Hawaiian for “a messenger from afar arriving first.” Officially, the object’s scientific designation is 1I/2017 U1, but off-the-clock NASA scientists may or may not refer to the object as “The Iron Doober.”

 

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