'Alien Megastructure' Star Being Investigated By UC Berkeley | Video

Tabby's star has provoked so much excitement, with speculation that it hosts a highly advanced civilization capable of building orbiting megastructures to capture the star's energy, that UC Berkeley's Breakthrough Listen project is devoting hours of time on the Green Bank radio telescope to see if they can detect any signals from intelligent extraterrestrials.

'Alien Megastructure' Star Keeps Getting Stranger

credit : Video by Roxanne Makasdjian and Stephen McNally, UC Berkeley