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A star that acts like none other in the galaxy started acting up again over the weekend. Here's what we've learned so far about KIC 8462852.
A star in its explosive death throes lights up a corner of the night sky, and it's bright enough to spot on your own.
First spotted Monday, a space rock just hours later gave our planet one of the closest buzzes ever and then kept on going.
It seems to be lurking far beyond Pluto. Major efforts are now underway to find it thanks in part to citizen science platform Zooniverse and the BBC.
A new deep field survey of the sky has released its first images and data, and is poised to unlock an "unprecedented" view into space.
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