Science Little Green Men? New type of star breaks all the pulsar rules

A newly discovered group of 36 stars seems to be pulsating regularly, but only once every 2 to 20 hours – many times slower than any known pulsar.

MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope / La Silla Observatory / ESO

Isaac Asimov reportedly said, "The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka!" but "Hmm. That's funny..."