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Scientists think they’ve spotted 60 potential alien power plants in the Milky Way!

Dyson Spheres, a shell or swarm of objects built by an advanced civilisation to capture the immense…

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At least 7 stars in our galaxy have the potential to harbor advanced alien technology, researchers find

After surveying 5 million stars throughout our galaxy, researchers identified seven that may host D…

Ellyn Lapointe   


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Astronomers have their best solution yet to the mysterious alien megastructure star

Now, the planet and its moons would have continued to orbit Tabby's Star to this day if not for one…

Kaitlyn Wang,Shira Polan   


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Scientists think they've finally solved the mystery of the 'alien megastructure' star

When the star dimmed, it dimmed more in the ultraviolet than in the infrared. This wouldn't be pos…

Gene Kim,Jessica Orwig   


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Evidence of an 'alien megastructure' 1,300 light-years from Earth is rapidly turning to dust

During this effort, multiple volunteers described KIC 8462852 as an "interesting" and even "bizarre…

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That alien megastructure circling a giant star probably isn't a 'sphere' afterall

"There have been several times where we've looked at things in space before and claimed aliens, and…

Lindsay Dodgson   


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This is the best explanation yet for that 'alien megastructure' 1,400 light-years away

A giant swarm of comets or a broken-up planet might cause the strange phenomenon, but no particular…

Kelly Dickerson   


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Astronomers discovered a second 'alien megastructure' star that's even stranger than the first one

In 2015, astronomers reported unusual behavior in the star "KIC 8462852" that they could not e…

Corey Protin,Jessica Orwig   


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A contentious new proposal throws water on the idea that alien megastructures are orbiting a mysterious star

The scientists put forward several explanations for this observation, but one from Wright stuck out…

Ali Sundermier   


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We spoke with the astronomers who discovered the 'alien' megastructure to find out if it's hype or hoax

"The structure itself is not meant to support life, Cartier told Business Insider. "It's something …

Jessica Orwig   


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100 red objects in deep space vanished over the last 70 years. A group of scientists say giant alien-built structures could be to blame.

Usually, a supernova explosion occurs after a massive star (those with at least eight times the mas…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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That 'interesting' and possibly alien radio signal probably came from our own planet

"[T]here's really nothing about this 'signal' that would distinguish it from a natural radio transi…

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That bizarre-looking star just got a lot weirder, and yes - it could be aliens

"The century-long dimming and the day-long dips are both just extreme ends of a spectrum of timesca…

Jessica Orwig   


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Scientists are days from finding out if that mysterious star could actually harbor aliens

Vakoch expects that observations will end Friday, Oct. 23 at which point they'll immediately begin …

Jessica Orwig   


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Astronomers have detected an 'interesting' and possibly alien radio signal coming from a sun-like star

"If you have an ordinary telescope dish, you can zero on one spot on the sky. That spot is usually …

Dave Mosher