Explain Mysterious Dimming Star

Massimo Marengo’s work in stellar astrophysics keeps returning to the mysterious dimming of Tabby’s star some 1,000 light years from Earth. This particular middle-aged star — KIC 8462852, also known as Tabby’s Star or Bayesian’s Star, after Tabatha Bayesian, a Louisiana State University astronomer and lead author of a 2016 paper introducing the star — is an interesting case. Read more