(IBList user synopsis):
Earth's only remaining teacher of astrophysics (the profession has become obsolete with the new knowledge shared by our alien visitors) conspires with a member of frustrated alien race to learn the secret of the Chirp's energy source.
First published in Analog.
Reprinted in The Draco Tavern.
Original title: The Missing Mass
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Alien Beings→ Interspecies Relations
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Draco Tavern, the (2006) [Collection]
Author: Larry Niven