In August 2017 the “Great American Eclipse” crossed the Pacific Ocean and the continental United States. Most Americans witnessed a spectacular view but MIT a few scientists witnessed much more. MIT researchers found that the moon’s shadow created long-predicted ionospheric bow waves during the August eclipse. Show More Summary
The celebrated Great American Eclipse of August 2017 crossed the continental U.S. in 90 minutes, and totality lasted no longer than a few minutes at any one location. The event is well in the rear-view mirror now, but scientific investigation...Show More Summary
A total solar eclipse by itself isn't so unusual - the moon shades the Sun every 18 months, from the view of somewhere on Earth. But this year's "Great American Eclipse" was special simply for how much inhabited land it covered, crossing the length of America from Oregon to South Carolina. And that led to some amazing new scientific observations. More »
"It’s like the eclipse shape was burned into her retina,” a doctor said about one patient.
How to Live Stream the Orionid Meteor Shower Getting to the path of totality to watch the Great American Eclipse was, for many, difficult and expensive. Hotel rooms were booked years in advance, and rooms cost as much as $1,500 a night. For many migrating eclipse chasers it required a degree of...
The day of the Great American Eclipse, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and his wife, Scottish actress Louise Linton, flew to Kentucky on a government plane. Their trip drew attention after Linton posted a lengthy, blistering response to a woman who commented critically on her...
As most of you know, I was pretty excited about the total solar eclipse on August 21st. Sure I liked the science of it and all, but the travel aspects were equally fascinating to me. It's just so rare for millions of people all across...Show More Summary
In Hopkinsville, Kentucky, there was a magnificent event—and then it was all over.
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To honor the Great American Eclipse, photographer Dustin Snipes brings cliff divers Helena Merten, Orlando Duque, David Colturi, and Andy Jones into the path of totality. Together they create a celestial masterpiece and a once-in-a-lifetime shot.
This episode was recorded live in St. Louis, MO at the Astronomy Cast Solar Eclipse Escape 2017. We're going to give you a set of last minute tips and info to prepare for the Great American Eclipse!
Eclipses have always been ripe for radical change, according to astrology. This upcoming “Great American Eclipse,” as it’s so been dubbed, could very well be just the perfectly timed cosmic catalyst this country needs to cause even more disruption to our already fragile state. Is it good? Is it bad? That’s for us to find […]
Last week I wrote a post about viewing the solar eclipse in Hawaii. And it was then that I realized I haven’t written about the Makapuu Point Lighthouse Trail. Before the Great American Solar Eclipse last week, I went over how to view it in Hawaii. Show More Summary
(Southwest Research Institute) Two NASA WB-57F research aircraft successfully tracked the August 21 solar eclipse as part of a NASA project led by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) to study the solar corona and Mercury's surface.
Where did you venture to view the Great American Eclipse? About 100 people were lucky enough to make the trip of a lifetime for it: 38,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean, courtesy of Alaska Airlines.
We humans weren't the only life-forms to be affected by the Great American Eclipse on Monday. Tiny marine creatures known as zooplankton got all mixed up as the sunlight grew increasingly dim along the path of totality. One hour before the sky went dark, the gradual change in light caused the confused...
With the passing of the “Great American Eclipse of 2017,” a large swathe of the American public has now been introduced to the rare conditions associated with these unique celestial events. Arguably, there have been no previous eclipses that have seen quite as much public attention and promotion; in equal measure, retailers selling eclipse eyewear... Read more »
CROSSVILLE, Tenn.—The path of totality is emptying out. Soon after the the Great American Eclipse was over on Monday, hundreds of thousands of people began their migration home, many driving for hours, their eclipse glasses crumpled in the backseat like a ticket after a big show. Show More Summary
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The once-in-lifetime event is over, but the online hilarity continues.