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A solar eclipse occurs when an observer (on Earth) passes through the shadow cast by the Moon which fully or partially blocks ("occults") the Sun.This can only happen when the Sun, Moon and Earth are nearly aligned on a straight line in three dimensions during a new moon when the Moon is close to the ecliptic plane. In a total eclipse, the disk of the Sun is fully obscured by the Moon.
Travel the path of the solar eclipse Follow the shadow of the moon as it completely blocks out the sun on Aug. 21, moving along a 3,000-mile path from Oregon’s Pacific coast to the eastern shore ...
Timeline. 1826 May 26 Richard Christopher Carrington born in Chelsea to Richard Carrington; proprietor of a Brewery in Brentford., Surry. In the MNRAS Obituary (MNRAS XXXVI p. 137) it is called the Bentford Brewery in 1876).
Gaia is a space observatory of the European Space Agency (ESA), launched in 2013 and expected to operate until c. 2022. The spacecraft is designed for astrometry: measuring the positions, distances and motions of stars with unprecedented precision. The mission aims to construct by far the largest and most precise 3D space catalog ever made, totalling approximately 1 billion astronomical ...
Winter Break Camps Thurs. – Fri., Dec. 20 – 21, 2018 Wed. – Fri., Dec. 26 – 28, 2018 Mon. – Fri, Dec. 31 – Jan. 4, 2019. The South Carolina State Museum in Columbia is excited to offer camps during Winter Break for children aged 6 – 12 years old.
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From assisting people with differing abilities to dealing a round of 21, robots play an ever-increasing role in our daily lives. During Robot Revolution, guests were introduced to the advanced machines that shape our future and given the chance to try their hand at circuitry building, game dissection, and a host of educational activities that demystified our world of gadgets.
Forrest Mims is a Rolex Award laureate and the most widely read electronics author in the world. His sixty books have sold over 7,500,000 copies and have twice been honored for excellence by the Computer Press Association.
Everyone knows the best place to get a look at St. Louis is through one of 32 windows at the top of the Gateway Arch. But that's not the only great spot for a bird's-eye view.
This page is a collection of links for children, teachers, and parents. Science topics are based on the curriculum for Kindergarten through grade five, although many pages will be of interest to older students.