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Ask The Expert: Uncovering The Eclipse

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Friday, April 05, 2024

Prepare yourself for an awe-inspiring celestial event as the moon moves between the Earth and Sun, casting its shadow on our planet in a rare solar eclipse on Monday, April 8. Join GBH and astrophysicist Grant Tremblay to discuss the best viewing techniques and talk about the history behind this phenomenon. Grant explains the physics of the sun and the science of the total and annular eclipses and outline some of the knowledge gleaned from recent analysis. This natural wonder promises a captivating display of cosmic alignment, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to marvel at the wonders of the universe.

Grant Tremblay is an astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Vice President of the American Astrophysical Society.

This event is hosted and moderated by the NOVA's Outreach Project Manager, Tara Ramsey.

This event is presented in partnership with PBS's NOVA.

Photo credit: Jordon Conner


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