Daily briefing: Mysterious dimming of Betelgeuse caused by dust

Daily briefing: Mysterious dimming of Betelgeuse caused by dust

Nature, Published online: 14 August 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-02426-x

Astronomers have solved the puzzle of why one of the sky’s brightest has been getting dimmer. Plus: New Zealand races to eliminate the coronavirus again, and an algorithm flags signs of ‘citation hacking’ in scientific papers.
Source: Nature