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  • Dust cloud could be reason for strange dimming of Tabby’s star

    Laurel KornfeldOctober 8th, 2017

    The unusual dimming of Tabby's Star, for which a variety of explanations, including an alien "megastructure", have been proposed, is likely caused by an irregularly shaped dust cloud orbiting the star, according to a new study.