Wednesday, December 13, 2017

An Eclipse Appetizer

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Edward Hessler

In today's Speaking of Science (Sarah Kaplan and Ben Guarino, Washington Post), Sarah Kaplan, reporting from the American Geophysical Union's fall meeting (New Orleans) closes the introduction with this teaser:

Also, the word here is that some of the first results from experiments conducted during the August total solar eclipse should be coming out next year. To whet your appetite, watch this stunning video taken from balloons 80,000 feet above the ground as the moon cast its shadow on the Earth.

Here is the video in which there is a short segment (~3 minutes) shot by the University of Minnesota's eclipse balloon team.  

Your choice: music or not. I took mine without the music.

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