The upcoming solar eclipse is going to be “overwhelmingly majestic” for scientists and nonscientists alike…

Posted August 7, 2017 6:32 pm by Editor

The upcoming solar eclipse is going to be “overwhelmingly majestic” for scientists and nonscientists alike…

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 ground as a smattering of crescents. As more of the sun’s disk disappears…

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