Dyson Spheres

There’s Another, More Boring Explanation for those Dyson Sphere Candidate Stars

Dyson Spheres have been a tantalising digression in the hunt for alien intelligence. Just recently seven stars have been identified…

1 month ago

Astronomers are on the Hunt for Dyson Spheres

There's something poetic about humanity's attempt to detect other civilizations somewhere in the Milky Way's expanse. There's also something futile…

2 months ago

Why Build Megastructures? Just Move Planets Around to Make Habitable Worlds

A new study recommends we stop looking for megastructures and start searching for advanced civilizations who have moved multiple planets…

10 months ago

We Should Be Looking for Small, Hot Dyson Spheres

A new study recommends looking for Dyson Spheres that are smaller, orbit closer to their suns, and might still be…

10 months ago

The 2nd Annual Penn State SETI Symposium and the Search for Technosignatures!

This year's Penn State SETI Symposium provided a good rundown of the field and the kinds of studies scientists will…

11 months ago

A New Way to Detect Alien Megastructures

How do you power a super advanced alien civilization? Soak up a star. We harness the power of the Sun…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 388: Megastructures

This week astronomers announced an unusual transit signal from another star. Although it’s most likely a natural phenomenon, one remote…

9 years ago