Turn Your Cereal Box into an Eclipse Projector

[embedded content] If you need a safe way to view the eclipse but don’t have a pair of legitimate eclipse glasses , a solution could be hiding in your pantry. On “Good Morning America” today (Aug. 21), our own Sara G. Miller showed the audience and host Lara Spencer how to turn an ordinary cereal box […]

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Crossroads of the Solar Eclipse: Best Photos from Carbondale 2017

Carbondale has been dubbed the “Solar Eclipse Crossroads of America” because it is located along the path of totality for this eclipse as well as another total solar eclipse in 2024. According to local officials, approximately 50,000 people could travel to Carbondale to see the solar eclipse. Here are some of the coolest photos from […]

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Lagrange Points: Parking Places in Space

A Lagrange point is a location in space where the combined gravitational forces of two large bodies, such as Earth and the sun or Earth and the moon, equal the centrifugal force felt by a much smaller third body. The interaction of the forces creates a point of equilibrium where a spacecraft may be “parked” […]

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Google Doodle Celebrates the Historic Great American Solar Eclipse

Google celebrated the long-awaited Great American Solar Eclipse with an animated doodle on Aug. 21, 2017. Google is commemorating today’s (Aug. 21) epic total solar eclipse with a special animated doodle showing the moon blotting out the sun — with the help of two playful aliens, who bounce Earth’s nearest neighbor back and forth with […]

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