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Another Dimming EPIC Star Is Likely An Alien Planet, Astronomers Say

Scientists observed irregular light patterns from a newly discovered red dwarf star called EPIC 204376071. The material that passes in front of it dimmed the star for up to 80 percent.

Space March 8, 2019

Alien Megastructure Star: Dimming Of Tabby's Star Sets New Record

The mysterious Tabby's star has again experienced dramatic dips in brightness this March. What are the possible causes of the so-called alien megastructure star's sporadic brightening and dimming?

Space March 27, 2018

Dust Cloud, Not ET, Likely Behind Mysterious Dimming Of Alien Megastructure Star

An alien megastructure could not be the reason behind the mysterious dimming of Tabby's Star. Here's the evidence astronomers found that suggests the star's strange behavior could be explained by dust cloud.

Space October 8, 2017

New Data Shed Light On Mysterious Alien Megastructure Star

The alien megastructure star continues to intrigue scientists. However, now they may have the beginning of an explanation.

Space May 24, 2017

Alien Megastructure Star: The Strange Dimming Is Back Again

The mysterious celestial body known as Boyajian's Star has long perplexed scientists and amateur astronomers alike. Well, now they have another chance to study the strange object as it has begun dimming once again.

Space May 20, 2017

Fast Radio Bursts Linked To Advanced Extraterrestrial Technology: Other Space Phenomena Suggesting Aliens Are Real

Harvard researchers suggest that interstellar spacecraft in faraway galaxies could be behind fast radio bursts. Here are other phenomena in space that some scientists think have alien origins.

Space March 13, 2017

Alien Megastructure Star: Mysterious Signal May Be Due To Tabby's Star Eating A Planet

Astronomers propose a new theory to explain the mysterious dimming of the Tabby's star. The dips in brightness may be due to the star devouring a planet about 10,000 years ago.

Space January 13, 2017

Alien Megastructure Around KIC 8462852: Flawed Data Makes This Discovery Unlikely

Mysterious objects orbiting KIC 8462852 or Tabby's Star made the headlines in October 2015 because they could be 'an advanced alien megastructure.' Now, a report suggests that this is very unlikely. How so?

Space May 11, 2016

Late 19th Century Data Rule Out Comets Theory On Dimming Star System With Alien Megastructure

The star system KIC 8462852 has exuded peculiar light patterns, leaving scientists to hypothesize that the cause might be an alien megastructure or a swarm of comets. Now, however, an astrophysicist in Louisiana has completely debunked both concepts.

Space January 17, 2016

'Alien Megastructure' Orbiting Around Star KIC 8462852 Is Likely Swarm Of Comets: Astronomers

Scientists found that the alien megastructure recently discovered was nothing but a swarm of comets. In a new study, researchers found explanations as to why star KIC 8462852 exudes unusual brightness and dimming patterns.

Space November 26, 2015

Has NASA Found An Alien Civilization? Kepler Discovers Star Orbited By Mess Of Mysterious Objects

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope detects unusual light pattern in KIC 8462852 that indicates a mess of objects orbiting it in tight formation. Experts consider the possibility of an alien megastructure designed to harness energy from the star.

Space October 15, 2015

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