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Why is a solar eclipse special?

I recall the eclipse in 1973.  As a kid, I made some kind of cardboard box, so I could view the sun through a little squinting hole.  The entire event was a big disappointment, even given the fact that, at the time, I had hardly seen anything before.  I hadn’t even been to Philadelphia. I’ve […] The post Why is a solar eclipse special? appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
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