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Thursday, 15 October 2015

Has Kepler Discovered an Alien Megastructure ?

Has Kepler Discovered an Alien Megastructure ?

Has Kepler Discovered an Alien Megastructure ?
by Ian o,Neill, Discover Magazine, Oct 14, 2015
http://news.discovery.com/space/alien-life-exoplanets/has-kepler-discovered-an-alien-megastructure-151014.htm

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy.
Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of
objects whirling around a distant star.
Scientists who search for extraterrestrial
civilizations are scrambling to get a
closer look. Ross Anderson, the Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2015/10/the-most-interesting-star-in-our-galaxy/410023/

Did Astronomers Find Evidence of an Alien
Civilization? (Probably Not. But Still Cool.)
By Phil Plait, Slate Magazine, Oct. 14, 2015
http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2015/10/14/weird_star_strange_dips_in_brightness_are_a_bit_baffling.html

KIC 8462852 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KIC_8462852

The paper is:

Boyajian, T. S., D. M. LaCourse, S. A. Rappaport,
and others, 2015, Planet Hunters X. KIC 8462852
– Where’s the flux? Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 000.
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1509.03622v1.pdf

Yours,

Paul H.

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