There was other news this week down here on Earth but it was largely eclipsed (heh) by more celestial events. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was August 20 – August 26, 2017
Part of the American Indian Museum’s mission is to provide a forum for Native people’s voices, so the museum went to the Internet to ask, “Does your tribe have any beliefs or protocols concerning today’s solar eclipse?” Here are some of the replies. Continue reading How do the first Americans view the Great American eclipse?
No matter where you are, you can experience the rare total eclipse of our local star in August with the help of a free app from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Continue reading You don’t have to be emo to have a dark night of the Sol
May 28, 1900. Smithsonian scientists take a spring break in North Carolina, avoid getting sunburned. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: May 28, 1900