Star KIC 8462852 hints at alien civilization

Scientists scramble at the possibility of technology beyond Earth

Artist’s depiction of a Dyson Sphere or layered energy capture arrangement. Advanced civilizations might use such technology to capture all the energy of their star by surrounding it by their equivalent of high-tech solar panels.

I Want to Believe

Scientists Make a Collective Gasp

An artist’s depiction of a civilization capturing the dwarf partner of their parent star to use as fuel. They are cannibalizing a nearby planet to build their Dyson Sphere.

Looking Skyward with Hope and Fear

A radio telescope array designed to collect electromagnetic information outside of the visible spectrum. Such technology could be used to listen for the potential of information-bearing radiation used for communication by alien species.

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