"Why is this star dimming? Astronomers still don't know", by Rob Verger, Fox News Science
Department in the News: October 6, 2016
"The steady brightness change in KIC 8462852 is pretty astounding," Ben Montet, an astronomer and fellow at the University of Chicago, said in a statement. 'Our highly accurate measurements over four years demonstrate that the star really is getting fainter with time. It is unprecedented for this type of star to slowly fade for years, and we don't see anything else like it in the Kepler data."