Star’s bizarre optical antics go back at least a century.
Alien civilization still on the table as data comes out
of the archives. by John Timmer, Ars Technica, Jan. 19, 2016
KIC 8462852 Faded at an Average Rate of 0.165+-0.013
Magnitudes Per Century From 1890 To 1989 by Bradley
E. Schaefer (Submitted on 13 Jan 2016) rXiv:1601.03256v1