Tabby’s Star

What’s Happening with Betelgeuse? Astronomers Propose a Specialized Telescope to Watch the Star Every Night

An international team of astronomers recommends creating "Betelgeuse Scope" to monitor this mysterious star find out why it has been…

4 years ago

Tabby’s Star is Dipping Again!

According to updates by Tabetha Boyajian and her team, it appears that Tabby's Star recently experienced another major dip in…

6 years ago

You Knew This Day Was Coming. Alien Megastructures Ruled Out for Tabby’s Star. Dust is the Culprit

A new study from Tabetha Boyajian and a team of over 100 astronomers has ruled out the possibility of an…

7 years ago

Not an Alien Megastructure, a Cloud of Dust on a 700-Day Orbit

A new study by an international team of researchers has proposed a new theory about Tabby's Star, indicating that it…

7 years ago

Is the “Alien Megastructure” around Tabby’s Star Actually a Ringed Gas Giant?

A new study from the University of Antioquia suggests that the mysterious behavior of Tabby's Star could be due to…

7 years ago

New Ideas for the Mysterious Tabby’s Star: a Gigantic Planet or a Planet With Rings

Tabby's Star is dimming again, and two new studies have been released that offer new and interesting theories on what…

7 years ago

The Star That Probably Doesn’t Have an Alien Megastructure (But Maybe it Does) is Dimming Again

The mysterious star that was found to be dimming in 2015 (prompting speculation about an alien megastucture) has been spotted…

7 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – January 27, 2017: Kimberly Cartier & Exoplanet WASP 103b

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Kimberly Cartier ( / @AstroKimCartier ) (more…)

7 years ago

Finally, An Explanation for the Alien Megastructure?

A new study by a team of researchers from Columbia University and Berkeley proposes the most plausible explanation yet for…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – November 18, 2016: Dr. Jason Wright and Tabby’s Star

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Jason Wright is Professor in Penn State University's Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.…

8 years ago