Welcome to this week’s Friday Fiction Facts! Sciency things fiction-writers need to know.
This crossed my Twitter feed this week and I decided it would make a good quick Friday Fiction Fact.
You know how the saying goes: “The darkest hour is just before the dawn” or, if you prefer, “It’s always darkest just before the dawn.” Either way, is it really? Let’s see what a couple of sharp astrophysicists have to say:
@roseveleth ?, b/c I suspect you might know someone who knows: is darkest hr really right before dawn? Google searches have been unhelpful.
— Angela Chen (@chengela) September 19, 2013
— Matthew R. Francis (@DrMRFrancis) September 19, 2013
— Rose Eveleth (@roseveleth) September 19, 2013
So there you have it, right from the experts’ mouths. Discuss …