Ideabird 12/21/11

Idea: An object, massive as a black hole is flying towards Earth. Kuiper belt science stations show it's a planet, traveling so near the speed of light its mass is enormous. At that speed, time on the surface has slowed to nothing. You continue to examine it as it approaches. There is an entire civilization, blasting through space, frozen in time. About 1 light year from the sun it begins to decellerate...

© Tony Jonick 2013