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Follow-up Story: New Study Identifies Potential Alien Mega-Structures: Dyson Spheres Detected Around Seven Stars

In a groundbreaking discovery that could redefine our understanding of the universe, a new study has identified at least seven stars that may be surrounded by advanced alien mega-structures known as "dyson spheres." These theoretical constructs, first proposed by physicist Freeman Dyson in 1960, are massive shells or swarms of objects that orbit a star, capturing a significant portion of its energy output. The findings, which were discussed by NBC News' Ellison Barber with Janna Levin, a professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard College, suggest that these structures could be the work of advanced extraterrestrial civilizations.

The study, published on June 14, 2024, by NBC News, provides a tantalizing glimpse into the possible existence of alien life and their technological capabilities. It raises profound questions about our place in the universe and the potential for interstellar civilizations. The article, which can be accessed online, also touches on other significant space-related events, including updates on NASA's missions, the Boeing Starliner, SpaceX's Starship, and the Artemis crew, as well as the tragic death of Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders in a plane crash.

This discovery comes at a pivotal time in human history, as we continue to explore the cosmos and search for signs of life beyond Earth. The potential existence of dyson spheres not only challenges our current scientific paradigms but also ignites the imagination of people around the world, inspiring us to look up at the stars and wonder what—or who—might be out there.


Barber, E., & Levin, J. (2024, June 14). New Study Finds Potential Alien Mega-Structures Known as Dyson Spheres. NBC News. Retrieved from study finds potential alien mega-structures known as 'dyson spheres' (


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