Tag Archives: solar eclipse

Throwback Thursday #12

After last week’s down-to-Earth living in Brighton special Throwback Thursday, this week we take the stars. I can’t remember where I got the above image from (probably Twitter), but it’s awesome. Around our planet, we have one moon (you may … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #11 – Brighton

After last week‘s interruption by a solar eclipse, Throwback Thursday resumes! Today is all about Brighton. I spent eight years down in Brighton doing my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and I really love the city, the atmosphere, and the restaurant Pompoko. … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse At 35,000 Feet

There are several amazing total solar eclipse pictures that have come to light during the past few days, but not many can compare to the above image, taken by Geoff Sims with the assistance of Glenn Schneider. Taken at 35,000 … Continue reading

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A Double Eclipse Of The Sun

“Can the Sun be eclipsed twice at the same time? Last Friday was noteworthy because part of the Earth was treated to a rare total eclipse of the Sun. But also on Friday, from a part of the Earth that … Continue reading

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Earth During A Total Eclipse Of The Sun

“What does the Earth look like during a total solar eclipse? It appears dark in the region where people see the eclipse, because that’s where the shadow of the Moon falls. The shadow spot actually shoots across the Earth at … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse March 20th 2015

No Throwback Thursday this week. Instead, links to lots of useful information about tomorrow morning’s solar eclipse! First up, a complete guide to the March 20th total solar eclipse can be found over at Universe Today. ITV News has a … Continue reading

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Your Life On Earth

BBC Earth have an excellent interactive, personalised just for you. “Find out how, since the date of your birth, your life has progressed; including how many times your heart has beaten, and how far you have travelled through space. Investigate … Continue reading

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Lego Antikythera Mechanism

“The Antikythera Mechanism is the oldest known scientific computer, built in Greece at around 100 BCE. Lost for 2000 years, it was recovered from a shipwreck in 1901. But not until a century later was its purpose understood: an astronomical clock … Continue reading

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