Sept 11, 2017
It has baffled astronomers since it was first discovered in 2015, but now experts believe they may be one step closer to solving the mystery of Tabby’s star.
The star, otherwise known as KIC 8462852, is located 1,400 light years away.
It dims at a much faster rate than other stars, which some experts have suggested is a sign of aliens harnessing the energy of a star.
But a new study ‘eliminates the possibility of an alien megastructure’, and instead, suggests that a ring of dust could be causing the strange signals.
Researchers from the University of Arizona have submitted a new study which refutes the idea that the staggering dimming of Tabby’s star is caused by aliens.
This article was posted: Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:19 am