Missing Mass, The

2000-12Draco Tavern Short StoryAnalog, December 2000
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where is the universe's extra mass? It was eaten!

First published in Analog, December 2000. This Draco Tavern story is Niven's first attempt to answer the riddle of the universe's "dark matter" and where it's been hiding. The answer will surprise you...