Tuesday September 20, 2016
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part IV


NARRATOR: Meanwhile, approaching Uli-Oa at point-four-one cee...

The nanny-black coating on the impactor makes it all but invisible.

This layer of monomolecular "fuzz" traps light so efficiently it can only be "seen" via gravitic ripples or occlusion.


NARRATOR: It can also be seen if you hit it with something other than photons, but that is going to remove a few layers of paint.