The total solar eclipse: 55 seconds I will never, ever forget – CNET

It should have been a national holiday. That was the mood when my wife Sarah and I arrived at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum a little before 8 a.m. Monday. The museum, known primarily as the home of Howard Hughes’ legendary Spruce Goose, is located in McMinnville, Oregon, which to its good fortune is […]

4 things to do with your solar eclipse glasses – CNET

Don’t throw them away now that the fun is over. Sarah Tew/CNET Now that the excitement is over, don’t toss your eclipse glasses just yet. Here are some ways to give them a second life and keep them out of the landfills.  1. Use them as DIY camera filters Many people placed their glasses over […]

NASA promotes research tools for local business – WCBD News 2

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – Local businesses and major companies with hubs in South Carolina are exploring ways to help space research get off the ground. NASA scientists on Tuesday asked local researchers, entrepreneurs and companies to collaborate with the International Space Station (ISS) and use it as a lab to test the latest innovations on medicine, […]

How ISS astronauts saw the eclipse – EarthSky

<!– googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘post_link_unit’); }); –> ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli took this picture during the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse of the sun, from the International Space Station. It’s the moon’s shadow, sweeping across Earth. Those in the shadow’s path saw the total solar eclipse. Many outside the shadow’s path saw a partial eclipse. […]

‘Cyborg’ bacteria deliver green fuel source from sunlight – BBC News

Image copyright SAKIMOTO Image caption Scientists have grown bacteria covered in tiny solar panels made from cadmium sulphide Scientists have created bacteria covered in tiny semiconductors that generate a potential fuel source from sunlight, carbon dioxide and water. The so-called “cyborg” bugs produce acetic acid, a chemical that can then be turned into fuel and […]

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