The Internet is abuzz with the possible discovery of an alien megastructure around a faraway star. Do actual scientists believe this theory? What Could Alien Life Really Look Like? ►►►► DNews Live Tickets Here ►►►► Read More: Kepler's 'Bizarre' Signal Sparks Alien Intelligence Speculation “The fascinating speculation surrounding a recent Kepler observation of a star 1,500 light-years away has reignited questions of alien life in our universe and what it means for future studies.” Has Kepler Discovered an Alien Megastructure? “NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope is tasked with finding small, rocky worlds orbiting distant stars. However, exoplanets aren’t the only thing Kepler can detect — stellar flares, star spots and dusty planetary rings can also pop up in the mission’s observations.” © Frieso Hoevelkamp/Stocktrek Images/Corbis ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube Subscribe now! DNews on Twitter Trace Dominguez on Twitter Julia Wilde on Twitter DNews on Facebook DNews on Google+ Discovery News Download the TestTube App: Sign Up For The TestTube Mailing List:

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