A total eclipse is one of the most spectacular sights you can ever see! It looks like the end of the world may be at hand. There is a black hole in the sky where the sun should be. Pink flames of solar prominences and long silver streamers of the sun's corona stretch across the sky. It gets cold, and animals do strange things. People scream and shout and cheer, and remember the experience their whole life. But total eclipses are important scientifically as well. They let us see parts of the sun’s atmosphere that are otherwise invisible. A total eclipse presented the first chance to test Einstein’s prediction that matter can bend space – like near a black hole. The best total eclipse in the United States in 40 years happens August 21st, 2017.
The Sun and the Total Eclipse of August 2017Колорадский университет в Боулдере
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Very interesting course about the Sun. In the title it is mentionned 2017, but it is applicable for all other eclipses.
I learned a lot and wished I'd known how interested I am in physics. Looking forward to August 21, 2017. Thanks Dr. Doug for your teaching!
Excellent Course structure. This course is suitable for all the college going students and for all branches. Thus a universal course.
I enjoyed this course so much, and watched the eclipse the best I could that day.
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