Star Eater

Albert Einstein thought that a black hole—

A collapsed star so dense that even light

Could not escape its thrall—was too

Preposterous a notion to be real.

Einstein was wrong.

Michael Finkel, “The Truth about Black Holes,” National Geographic Magazine, March, 2014, page 88.


Dr. Larry day is a retired J-School professor turned humor writer. His book, Day Dreaming: Tales From the Fourth Dementia is available for purchase via his website:

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