Astronomy

Monday, April 8, 2024

Hundreds of students participate in nationwide eclipse balloon project

By Brett Peveto, Producer/Reporter, Maryland News Connection, a bureau of Public News Service.   Solar eclipse spectators are gathering in the path of totality today to see the celestial event of the decade. Meanwhile, more than 700 students from colleges and high schools nationwide will launch instruments to study the phenomenon. This afternoon, dozens of teams participating in the NASA-supported […]
Monday, April 1, 2024

A total solar eclipse is coming

By Terri Dee Producer/Reporter, Indiana News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.   Excitement and curiosity are building for a scientific phenomenon not seen in the United States since 2017. On April 8, a total solar eclipse will briefly put parts of the U.S., Mexico, and Canada in complete darkness. The path of the Great American Solar Eclipse’s reach […]