Saturday Science: Planet Hunters and the Most Mysterious Star

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Large meeting room

Event Details

 Dr. Tabby Boyajin, Assistant Professor in Department of Physics and Astronomy at LSU, will talk about one of the most mysterious stars - KIC 8462852, which dims so extremely and so unpredictably that astronomers find it hard to explain.  Is it aliens? Is it a zombie star? Or something else? The star is also known as Tabby's star.

Event Type(s): Educational Interest
Age Group(s): Young Adult (Teens)