Most Mysterious Star in the Milky Way --"We Still Have No Idea What's Causing It to Dim" (A 'Galaxy' Update)
"The dips found by Kepler are real. Something seems to be transiting in front of this star and we still have no idea what it is!" confirms German astronomer Michael Hippke. Even if aliens are not involved, Tabby's star remains "the most mysterious star in the universe" as Yale astronomer Tabetha Boyajian described it in a TED talk she gave last February.