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Social Media and The Weirdest Star

Amateurs sifting through astronomical data found abnormalities, and a cosmic quest was on

Sometime around 737 A.D., in the luminous constellation Cygnus, in the vicinity of a star known as KIC 8462852, something very strange happened. No one knows what. Here on Earth, 1,280 light

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