An alien superstructure may have been discovered around a distant star, say Yale and Penn State astronomers. Here's what they know and how they know it. #aliens #space #universe
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Some of our sources for this episode:
http://wpo.st/7MXh0 - Washington Post
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn28191-citizen-scientists-catch-cloud-of-comets-orbiting-distant-star/ - New Scientist on the citizen scientists that first identified the star and its bizarre data.
http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2015/10/the-most-interesting-star-in-our-galaxy/410023/ - Atlantic Magazine on the discovery
http://wpo.st/POXh0 - Washington Post counterpoint
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Maker - Star Maker
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freeman_Dyson - Freeman Dyson
http://www.astro.yale.edu/tabetha/Site/Welcome.html - Tabetha Boyajian of Yale.
http://astro.psu.edu/people/jtw13 - Jason T. Wright, astronomer, Penn State University
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