Solar eclipse will reveal the roiling fog of plasma we call home
A familiar ringJUAN CARLOS CASADO (starryearth.com)/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYBy Joshua SokolOn Monday 21 August, the shadow of a solar eclipse will drape itself across the US. If the weather cooperates, scientists and civilians alike, including your Astrophile author, will stand in the darkness and stare up at what remains of the sun: a wispy ring of plasma...
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