Month: August 2017


Types Of Eclipses And How They Work

An eclipse, whether solar or lunar, happens when the Sun, Moon, and Earth align with each other. A solar eclipse, like the one on August 21, 2017, is when the Sun's light will be blocked by the Moon. A lunar eclipse is when the Moon passes behind the Earth into its shadow. As the Sun's light is refracted through the earth, the shadow will give the Moon a red-orange ...

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Eclipse Activities from the National Informal STEM Education Network

For the first time in almost 40 years, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun on August 21, 2017. Anyone within the path of totality will be able to see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. In preparation for this monumental event, NASA partnered with the NISE Network to create the Explore Science: Earth and Spa...

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Fluid Batteries Can Be The Future Of Electric Cars

Prude University researchers have developed a safe, affordable, and more environmentally friendly method that can be used in the future to recharge electric cars. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="876"] Peugeot 2008 HYbrid air cutaway exhibited at the Salão Internacional do Automóvel 2014 São Paulo, Brazil[/caption] Prude University professor, John ...

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