A Cosmic Coincidence: The Great American Eclipse—August 21, 2017

A Cosmic Coincidence: The Great American Eclipse—August 21, 2017

It’s possible that no one has been thinking about the upcoming eclipse more than Andrew Fraknoi. The longtime professor of astronomy and former Executive Director of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, has made a career of sharing his passion for the field, and sees the coming eclipse as an...

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Archaeology Discovery offers Clues about how Peruvians Celebrated Eclipses

Archaeology Discovery offers Clues about how Peruvians Celebrated Eclipses

Dr. Robert Benfer, a professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Missouri-Columbia, would like to be winding down his research programs, but unexpected and remarkable discoveries keep him actively engaged with numerous archaeological investigations, the most recent of which has led him headlong into the field of archaeoastronomy. Benfer,...

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