By CHRISTINE HAUSER August 22, 2017 Despite all the warnings about looking at the eclipse without safety glasses, some may have been tempted to defy scientific advice and steal a peek. Don’t feel bad — even the president of the United States did it. But staring at the sun for even a short time… Continue reading
August 21, 2017 Dennis Overbye In the shadow, one might say, of the Great American Eclipse, a major anniversary in the history of space exploration — and indeed cosmic consciousness — is being celebrated. It was 40 years ago, on Aug. 20 and Sept. 5, 1977, that a pair of robots named… Continue reading
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