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Of the more than 150,000 stars Kepler surveyed, just one—dubbed KIC 8462852, after its number in the Kepler Input Catalog—displayed a light curve that defied explanation.
No conceivable planetary system could produce such an extreme and variable light curve.
With help from Andrew Vanderburg, an astronomer at the University of Texas at Austin, Shallue developed a machine-learning program that detects light curves.
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