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Tabby's star dims again, multiple telescopes to examine its spectra

Phys.org - Mon 22 May 17

(Phys.org)—Telescope operators around the world have been notified that "Boyajian's star" (officially known as KIC 8462852) has dimmed again, offering space researchers a unique opportunity ...

A Peculiar Star Is Doing Peculiar Things, Again

Discover Magazine - Fri 19 May 17

There’s a star 1,300 light years away that has exhibited some of the strangest behavior ever seen: something dims 20 percent of its light, something that is beyond the size of a planet. It’s ...

Astronomers scramble as ‘alien megastructure’ star dims again

Newscientist - Fri 19 May 17

Tabby’s star’s weird behaviour has been blamed on everything from asteroids to aliens. Now astronomers are racing to watch its dimming in action

New data is in on mystery star's recent weirdness - CNET

CNET - Mon 22 May 17

A star that acts like none other in the galaxy started acting up again over the weekend. Here's what we've learned so far about KIC 8462852.

Scientists Are Closer to Understanding the ‘Alien Megastructure Star’

Extremetech - Mon 22 May 17

It looks like the aliens have fired up their giant machinery again. The post Scientists Are Closer to Understanding the ‘Alien Megastructure Star’ appeared first on ExtremeTech.

'Alien Megastructure' Star Is at It Again with the Strange Dimming

Livescience - Mon 22 May 17

Tabby's star, the mysterious object that has exhibited a perplexing pattern of dimming and brightening, is at it again, and telescopes around the world are heeding the call to gather data on ...

'Alien Megastructure' Star Is at It Again with the Strange Dimming, SPACE.com - Fri 19 May 17

That 'Alien Megastructure' Star Is Freaking Out Again

Gizmodo - Sun 21 May 17

It’s almost certainly not aliens, but once again, Tabby’s Star is acting hella weird. The star that first became our planetary obsession back in the fall of 2015—when astronomer Jason ...

Live look at the 'alien megastructure' star may solve mysteries

Engadget - Sat 20 May 17

Astronomers may have ruled out an alien megastructure as the likely cause behind KIC 8462852's strange dimming, but it's still mysterious -- and that's partly due to ...

Why astronomers are scrambling to observe the weirdest star in the galaxy this weekend

The Verge - Sat 20 May 17

It was early Thursday morning when astronomer Matt Muterspaugh noticed something strange with the star he had been observing for the last year and a half. Telescope data taken from ...

The weirdest star in space is acting weird again. Is it aliens? - CNET

CNET - Fri 19 May 17

This week a bizarrely behaving star began acting very odd again, sending scientists scrambling to train telescopes on it in hopes of solving its mystery.

Tabby’s star is dimming again, and astronomers are excited

Ars Technica - Fri 19 May 17

On Friday morning it appeared as if light coming from the star had only begun to dip.

The weird star that totally isn’t aliens is dimming again

Astronomy.com - Fri 19 May 17

The mystery of Tabby’s Star kicks in again.

The ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Is Doing Weird Things Again

Astroengine - Sat 20 May 17

In our quest to understand what the heck is going on with Tabby’s Star, astronomers have been given a cosmic gift — a dimming event is happening right now and they’re collecting ...