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Image: Science from the moon's shadow

While total solar eclipses happen about once every 18 months somewhere on Earth, the Aug. 21, 2017, eclipse was rare in its long path over land. The total eclipse lasted about 90 minutes, from the time it first reached the ...

dateDec 12, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Eclipse 2017: Science from the moon's shadow

On Dec. 11, 2017, six researchers discussed initial findings based on observations of the Sun and on Earth gathered during the solar eclipse that stretched across North America on Aug. 21, 2017. Ranging from new information ...

dateDec 11, 2017 in Space Exploration
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What it will take to decarbonize the economy

The transition to a renewable resource-based economy should not be limited to energy, but extend to all material goods; nevertheless, the most urgent transition must focus on energy. This will be a massive and complex endeavor ...

dateDec 05, 2017 in Environment
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