Friday, October 14, 2016

Episode 61 - A Year of WTF

Recorded: 14 October 2016
Released: 15 October 2016
Duration:99 minutes, 40 seconds

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Paul Carr and Adam Smith talk about what has happened in the year since the release of the preprint by Boyajian, et. al. describing a very strange "alien megastructure" star. We talk about the work done so far, the controversies, and where we hope things will go in the near future.


The Wow! Signal Podcast
Montet and Simon's Dimming

Where's the Flux?
Planet Hunters
Jason Wright: What Could Be Going on with Boyajian's Star?
Ben Montet Makes a Star Weirder
The Most Mysterious Star in the Universe
Tabby's Star for the Perplexed, part 3
The Gaia Data Release 1 and Tabby's Star
Sonnenberg Plate photometry in two colors for KIC 8462852

Almost Certainly Wrong

Freeman Dyson: Let's Look for Life in the Outer Solar System


Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Panelist: Adam Smith
Music: DJ Spooky

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