Breakthrough Listen and Tabby’s Star

October 27, 2016

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The Breakthrough Listen project, lead by Andrew Siemion and Dan Werthimer, will be teaming with visiting astronomer Jason Wright and Tabetha Boyajian, the Louisiana State University assistant professor of physics and astronomy for whom the star is named, as they spend several nights observing the star with state-of-the-art instruments the Breakthrough Listen team recently mounted on the 100-meter Green Bank Telescope. Jason Wright is at the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds at Pennsylvania State University. Continue reading…