Stories tagged “black holes”

  • Deep

    The flash was barely noticeable, seen askance. Ancient reflexes acted; I whipped my arms to turn myself. Maybe I did. I couldn’t perceive it. The light was gone before I could react, and all was black once again. I sighed in mind if not in practi...

    • Author: Phil Plait
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Void

    Friday was the last day. The sun didn’t rise, the moon fell into black. We saw stars blink out, one after the other. People thought the air would turn cold and we’d lose all oxygen, but really? It just got dark. Our paths were lit by artifi...