Thursday, April 4, 2013

Vsauce on what happens if the sun suddenly disappears and Fritz Leiber's "A Pail of Air"

Here's the short story A Pail of Air by Fritz Leiber, which is used to illustrate a point in the video above. The Puppeteers in Larry Niven's Ringworld novels intentionally propelled their home planet out of its solar system, thereby turning their world into a spaceship. If you haven't read the first two Ringworld novels, you're seriously missing out.

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