Astronomers said that the most thorough study of Tabby’s Star showed that its dimming episodes are not caused by a large opaque object passing in front of it.
The significance of a new finding is that it is compelling evidence of life elsewhere, even if it doesn’t prove life on Earth originated elsewhere.
Winston Churchill allowed science to flourish. Without a similar attitude in today’s politics, we may hit a bottleneck for life that leaves a universe without a single human soul to enjoy it.
Astronomers hope to find the mystery behind the source of a strange signal and probe the possibility of an extraterrestrial form of life.
Liu Cixin’s wildly popular Three Body trilogy mirrors China’s changing zeitgeist.