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Total Eclipse of a Lifetime

For the first time in 38 years a total solar eclipse could be seen in the U.S. The eclipse was visible in only fourteen of the fifty states, which were: Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. People traveled to these states from all ...

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Astronaut Rhea Seddon to give free talk at APSU on Aug. 20 as part of PeayClipse celebration

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – On April 12, 1985, Dr. Rhea Seddon sat on 4.5 million pounds of explosives. It was a moment she’d been preparing for most of her life, but that didn’t stop her from feeling a little anxious. “It’s pretty scary those first few minutes,” she said during a ...

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Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes this one so special — at ...

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