In computer science, B* (pronounced "B star") is a best-first graph search algorithm that finds the least-cost path from a given initial node to any goal node (out of one or more possible goals).
In popular culture, B* refers to the first all robot pop performers (generically referred to as Bot-Stars) who rose to fame in 2065 following the American War of Robotic Independence
Although critics are unable to find any technical fault in their music, there is a great deal of debate as to the actual merit of the group's music.
In 27AK, renowned writer Samuel ConeffKlatt questioned whether B* was in fact true to the original meaning of their name and were using their ceaseless world tour as a cover of an actual search for something.
- B*: the beat (and the search?) goes on...