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Indiana University experts available to comment on upcoming 2017 solar eclipse - IU Newsroom

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A total eclipse of the sun will be visible across the continental United States on Aug. 21, which coincides with the first day of classes on every campus in the Indiana University system. Solar eclipses occur during the new moon ...and more »

High-Altitude Jets Offer Scientists Unique Vantage Point for Total Solar Eclipse - Seeker

A group of scientists is taking to the skies to chase the shadow of the moon during the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21from the unique vantage point of two retrofitted WB-57F jet planes. Amir Caspi, a scientist at the Southwest Research Institute in ...and more »

AAS's Advice for Safe Solar-Eclipse Viewing - Sky & Telescope

In response to alarming reports of potentially unsafe eclipse viewers flooding the market as the coast-to-coast solar eclipse of August 21st draws near, the American Astronomical Society (AAS) has revised some of its safety advice to the public. How ...and more »

Coming Soon? A Solar Eclipse Near You - Scientific American

A solar eclipse darkens some region of Earth roughly every six months. Excitement is high for the August 21 total eclipse, which will cast a band of complete blackness across the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina. If you live too far away to see it ...and more »

Some Pretty Cool Science Is Gonna Happen During The Eclipse - FiveThirtyEight

On Aug. 21, mid-morning Pacific time, the town of Salem, Oregon, will slip into shadow. The moon will slowly and inexorably slide in front of the sun, and our star's light will slowly grow dimmer. Filtered through foliage, sunlight will appear on the ...and more »

Solar Eclipse 2017: The One Piece Of Equipment You Just Can't Forget - Forbes

Author's Note: This is the second in a five-part journey I am taking across the solar eclipse "path of totality." That's the roughly 70-mile-wide band that will stretch across America – from Oregon to South Carolina on Aug. 21. Along that lucky strip ...and more »

You Could Win a Trip to Oregon to See the Total Solar Eclipse - (blog)

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States for the first time in 99 years. Hotels and campsites have been sold out for months and there are less than 4,000 of the 24,000 active Airbnb listings in the path of the ...and more »

Total Eclipse of the Sun - The UCSB Current

On August 21, millions of people across the country will witness what UC Santa Barbara astrophysicist Andy Howell calls a “once in a lifetime” event: a total eclipse of the sun. The last eclipse of this magnitude — whose path remained completely ...and more »

Earth Will Have Its Last Total Solar Eclipse in About 600 Million Years -

During the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, skywatchers will direct most of their attention to the sun, but don't forget about the moon: Its slow progress away from Earth means these celestial events won't keep happening forever. Next month's total ...and more »

Travelling to the US to watch the solar eclipse? Cellphone coverage could be spotty -

If you're planning to travel to the U.S. and livestream next month's total solar eclipse, ​here's a thought: Keep your phone in your pocket, put on your paper shades and just enjoy the celestial wonder. The Aug. 21 solar eclipse, when passage of the ...and more »