Making Last-Minute Travel Plans for the Solar Eclipse? Read This First

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Making Last-Minute Travel Plans for the Solar Eclipse? Read This First

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AS YOU’VE probably heard, a 70-mile-wide swath of the U.S. that spans from Oregon to South Carolina will offer prime viewing of the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21—and millions of Americans are pumped. Hordes are expected to flock to the “path of totality” to behold the sun’s corona while it’s visible to the naked eye, about 40 to 150 seconds depending on exactly where you are.

Why would anyone other than the biggest astronerds risk gridlock and price gouging for this? Because, argued MIT astronomer Richard Binzel, the…

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