Astronomers plan an 'alien hunt' to finally solve the mystery of the 'Dyson The erratic dimming of KIC , an apparently "normal" star. A star that acts like none other in the galaxy started acting up again over the weekend. Here's what we've learned so far about KIC. Hier funkeln viele Sterne und viele Twists! Bei Mystery Star ™ erlebst du Spannung vom Feinsten, denn die Sterne halten geheimnisvolle Gewinne für dich parat.
More stories Monster iceberg breaks off Antarctica Cancer-fighting robots are great but still need a human touch Saturn-sized star is the smallest ever discovered Coffee may help you live longer, so perk up. As it turns out, the dip seen over the weekend is roughly similar to a 3 percent dip observed by the Kepler Space Telescope a few years back, leading Boyajian and others to wonder if it might repeat or follow some other sort of pattern after all. The new study supports natural causes, not alien activity, to explain the mystery star. When will it brighten or dim? The latest twist in the ongoing saga has found a new pattern of decrease in the star's brightness, but offers no explanation for this or any of the other observations.
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