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The most mysterious star in the universe

The most mysterious star in the universe

By Tabetha Boyajian

Published on Apr 29, 2016
Something massive, with roughly 1,000 times the area of Earth, is blocking the light coming from a distant star known as KIC 8462852, and nobody is quite sure what it is.

As astronomer Tabetha Boyajian investigated this perplexing celestial object, a colleague suggested something unusual: Could it be an alien-built mega structure?

Such an extraordinary idea would require extraordinary evidence. In this talk, Boyajian gives us a look at how scientists search for and test hypotheses when faced with the unknown.

It could be one big egg that.... !
.... !   That opened into many tiny chicken like planets.