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  • Will eye damage follow the Great American Eclipse?

    Will eye damage follow the Great American Eclipse?

    Eclipses may be beautiful, but they sure aren’t easy on the eyes. Staring at the sun is dangerous at any time, unless you happen to be in the right spot to witness the brief moments of totality, when the moon perfectly covers up most of the sun and the ghostly corona can be seen. For those who...

  • If your eclipse glasses aren't damaged, you can use them again in 2024

    If your eclipse glasses aren't damaged, you can use them again in 2024

    So you gazed at the heavens on Monday and marveled with millions of Americans as the moon slowly moved across the face of the sun. If you were lucky, you even experienced the wonders of totality. Now you find yourself with a pair or two — or maybe more — of paper eclipse glasses and you don't know...

  • What time does the Great American Eclipse start?

    What time does the Great American Eclipse start?

    Keep your eyes on the skies: The Great American Eclipse is almost here. On Monday, the moon will pass in front of the sun. The path of the total eclipse will start in Oregon and cross the United States. In places along the path of totality, you’ll see a total eclipse, where the moon completely...

  • DNA ties Ashkenazi Jews to group of just 330 people from Middle Ages

    DNA ties Ashkenazi Jews to group of just 330 people from Middle Ages

    All of the Ashkenazi Jews alive today can trace their roots to a group of about 330 people who lived 600 to 800 years ago. So says a new study in the journal Nature Communications. An international team of scientists sequenced the complete genomes of 128 healthy Ashkenazi Jews and compared each...

  • There's still time to get eclipse glasses — but you'd better act fast

    There's still time to get eclipse glasses — but you'd better act fast

    Yes, you can still get eclipse glasses. But you’d better hurry. The Great American Eclipse will take place on Monday, with the moon beginning to block the sun right after 9 a.m. Pacific time. No matter where you’re watching it happen — even if you’re road-tripping to a spot where you can see the...

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