The light from KIC 8462852 faded again, and scientists have some new theories about what’s behind astronomy’s most mysterious star.
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Astronomers Have a New Explanation For The ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star
“Strange dips in the light from Tabby’s Star have been puzzling scientists since 2015, with some hopefuls refusing to rule out the chance that some kind of “alien megastructure” could be blocking the way.”
Astronomers Identify the Origin of Peculiar Signals From Nearby Red Dwarf Star
“Astronomers have finally solved the mystery of peculiar signals coming from a nearby star, a story that sparked intense public speculation this week that perhaps, finally, alien life had been found.”
Do Stars Vanish Into a Black Hole or Crash Against a Surface? A New Test Answers
“Einstein’s theory of general relativity says that all black holes have an event horizon where nothing, not even light, can escape the gravitational pull of these extremely dense objects.
But some have cast doubt about the existence of these event horizons.”
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