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.
Links:The Wow! Signal Podcast
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Credits:Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Panelist: Adam Smith
Music: DJ Spooky