<< Sorry, E.T. lovers, but the results of a new study make it far less likely that KIC 8462852, popularly known as Tabby's star, is the home of industrious aliens who are gradually enclosing it in a vast shell called a Dyson sphere. >>
ScienceDaily, 9 May 2016.
Michael Hippke, Daniel Angerhausen, et al. A statistical analysis of the accuracy of the digitized magnitudes of photometric plates on the time scale of decades with an application to the century-long light curve of KIC 8462852. Astrophysical Journal, May 2016. preprint: arXiv:1601.07314 [astro-ph.EP]