Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born American author and professor of biochemistry, a highly successful and exceptionally prolific writer best known for his works of science fiction and popular science. He penned numerous classic short stories and novels, among them "Nightfall", which in 1964 was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America as the best short science fiction story of all time. NIGHTFALL concerns life on a planet with multiple suns. True darkness only comes once every 2,500 years -- and now that night is approaching, scientists and religious fanatics vie for power over a world doomed to madness!
NIGHTFALL originally aired December 7, 1955 on NBC's landmark science fiction science fiction radio series, X MINUS ONE. HOSTESS originally aired December 12, 1956 on X MINUS ONE.