PBS just announced a slew of upcoming space documentaries. These include Solar Eclipse, about this summer's upcoming solar eclipse; Beyond a Year in Space, about the effects of long-term space missions on the human body; and The Farthest, about the Voyager mission.
A detailed look at the Hunter who rules the sky for the next few weeks, plus a brief look at the planetary year ahead and August’s solar eclipse Orion is now in prime position in everyone’s evening sky. Lying across the celestial equator,...Show More Summary
PBS’s Nova will air its fastest turnaround film to date, Solar Eclipse On Monday August 21, 2017, hours after the United States experiences the first total solar eclipse since 1979. The cosmic spectacle will pass through 13 states, and everyone in the continental U.S. Show More Summary
Combining elevation data gathered by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) with Earth topography data, NASA researchers have produced the most accurate map ever created for the path of totality of the total solar eclipse that will be...Show More Summary
Astronomer Jay Pasachoff is busy exciting people about their chance to experience the August 21, 2017, total solar eclipse, whose path of totality will sweep across the United States from coast to coast. He is leading an international...Show More Summary
Eerie mysteries in the universe can be betrayed by simple shadows. The wonder of a solar eclipse is produced by the moon's shadow, and over 1,000 planets around other stars have been cataloged by the shadow they cast when passing in front of their parent star. Show More Summary
On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, millions in the U.S. will have their eyes to the sky as they witness a total solar eclipse. The moon's shadow will race across the United States, from Oregon to South Carolina. The path of this shadow, also known as the path of totality, is where observers will see the moon completely cover the sun. Show More Summary
On September 21st, a shadow produced by a total solar eclipse will travel from the USA’s Pacific coast right through to the Atlantic coast—something that hasn’t happened in nearly 100 years. A new NASA animation shows where you’ll need to be to catch this once-in-a-lifetime event. Read more...
The jagged peaks and valleys of the moon make the path of totality for the the August 2017 solar eclipse an imperfect oval. Data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and other products were used to make this visualization.
Biblical end-time doomsday theorists have lately intensified end-of-the-world fear-mongering with a claim that a solar eclipse expected to occur in August this year will usher in the end-time Tribulation and the end of the world. According...Show More Summary
NASA releases 'ice home' concept for living on Mars The 5 Biggest Questions About the Universe (and How We're Trying To Answer Them) First total solar eclipse in decades will sweep across US in 2017 The Science Stories We'll Be...
A solar eclipse is a rare event, and getting more rare all the time. There will come a time when the solar eclipse is only a thing of the past.
Once upon a time, you were falling in love. Now you’re only falling apart. There’s nothing you can do. There’s going to be a total solar eclipse in 2017, but not of the […] The post There’s a Total Solar Eclipse on the Way in 2017 appeared first on Geek.com.
The Cassini mission's end! A complete solar eclipse! More rockets! The post All the Biggest Space News to Look Forward to in 2017 appeared first on WIRED.
A total solar eclipse, the grand finale of a beloved orbiter, and two lunar touchdowns are on the schedule for 2017.
The “Big One” is coming. In astronomical circles there is no greater, more spectacularly stellar event than a total solar eclipse. And at long last, we will have one in the United States in 2017.
The following is an excerpt from GTM Research's latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report. While 2016 is expected to eclipse the 10-gigawatt annual mark for the first time ever, and by a wide margin, three trends are expected to shape the near-term U.S. Show More Summary
Next summer the moon's shadow will travel from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic for the first time in nearly 100 years. The total solar eclipse will cross the U.S. on August 21, 2017. Video courtesy of NASA. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Tyler Nordgren’s book on the history, science and beauty of a total solar eclipse flows between personal experiences and scientific facts, writes Shadia Habbal
The latest findings in Earth science are brought to you by ancient astronomers who observed the heavens as much as 2,700 years ago. Thanks to hundreds of records of lunar and solar eclipses carved in clay tablets and written into dynastic histories, modern scientists have determined that the amount...