Solar eclipse mimics conditions on Mars

What does a total solar eclipse here on Earth have to do with studying life on Mars? The answer lies nearly 25 kilometers above Earth’s surface in the stratosphere, where the August 2017 eclipse offered researchers a rare opportunity to mimic conditions on the Red Planet.

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Josh Knackert

Knackert is an American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison working toward improved diversity, inclusivity and communication in science. 

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 06:00