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The So-Called Alien Megastructure Just Got Even More Mysterious

The So-Called Alien Megastructure Just Got Even More Mysterious

Last spring, a little-known star called KIC 8462852 became our planetary obsession when astronomers said that its erratic flickering could be the result of an alien megastructure. Further observation of Tabby’s Star yielded no signs of aliens, but the sudden dips in luminosity continue to defy explanation. Now, things just…