Astronomer and Astrophysicist, Louisiana State University
It may not host an alien “megastructure” but Tabby’s Star still guards many mysteries of science. Astronomer and astrophysicist Tabetha “Tabby” Boyajian leads the worldwide team that is revealing this strange light in the sky. The Curiosity rover has spent another busy four months on Mars. Emily Lakdawalla returns with an update on its progress. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan share two new contests and begin preparations for a total lunar eclipse.
NASA / JPL-Caltech
Artist concept of uneven dust ring surrounding “Tabby’s Star” KIC 8462852