The 2017 Solar Eclipse: ‘A Great Spectacle of Nature’

Wed Aug 16, 2017
Dartmouth Professor of Physics and Astronomy John Thorstensen explains why viewing the Aug. 21, 2017 solar eclipse should be on everyone’s bucket list, and what you can see even if you’re not in the path of totality. “There is something deeply, deeply strange and utterly unsettling” about experiencing a total eclipse, Thorstensen says.Filmed and edited by Chris Johnson. Solar eclipse cartoons and visualizations courtesy of NASA.The Voyage by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license ( Artist: