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: http://www.daydreaming.co