What will we learn from this year’s solar eclipse?

In less than a week — on Monday, August 21 — an eclipse will race from Oregon to South Carolina, plunging a narrow strip of America into darkness. Total solar eclipses are notable for what they hide: the face of the Sun. But over the centuries, they’ve also been remarkable for what they’ve revealed to us.

My radio story aired today on PRI’s The World.


~ by Ari Daniel on August 15, 2017.

One Response to “What will we learn from this year’s solar eclipse?”

  1. Aloha from Kauai🌴!
    My family and I experienced Totality from Cascade, Idaho like yourself. In fact we were just east of your location at Trinity Pines on the bank of the Payette River across Cabarton Rd.

    We made note of a very interesting observation just after Totality which interestingly also appears in the NOVA video “Eclipse Over America,” as described in this FB post:


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