(New Jersey Institute of Technology) While much of the research around the eclipse on Monday will focus on the effects of the Sun's brief, daytime disappearance on Earth and its atmosphere, a group of solar physicists will be leveraging the rare event to capture a better glimpse of the star itself.
Two research jets are expected to capture the clearest images of the sun’s corona during the eclipse.
On Monday a total solar eclipse will travel coast to coast in the U.S. for the first time in 99 years. That means go time for NASA's stratospheric airborne science team, where pilots are embarking on an atmospheric research flight. ...
(New Jersey Institute of Technology) NJIT experts discuss the Aug. 21 eclipse, its impact on Earth's atmosphere and the data they will be gathering as they observe it at different points along its path.
The upcoming solar eclipse isn’t just about watching the Moon block out the Sun. A suite of NASA-funded science experiments will to study the unseen effects of the eclipse on Earth's atmosphere.