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That 'alien megastructure' Dyson Swarm might be a lopsided star

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I'm still rooting for intelligent life.

A star more than 1,400 light-years from Earth has completely baffled astronomers.

It's so unlike anything we've ever seen, scientists can't entirely discount that it's evidence of an alien civilization.

The star, called KIC 8462852, is so distant the only information we have about it comes from its light curves — the amount of light from the star that makes it back to Earth.

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