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AGU Press Conference - Eclipse 2017: Studying the Sun-Earth Connection and More from the Moon’s Shadow

While people across North America took in the Aug. 21 eclipse, hundreds of citizen, student, and professional scientists were collecting scientific data. They gathered data with telescopes on the ground, balloons launched to the stratosphere, jets chasing the Moon’s shadow, and satellites far above Earth. In this panel, participants will share some of the initial results from a cross-section of these studies, in fields ranging from solar physics to Earth science to space biology.

• Lika Guhathakurta, NASA Headquarters/NASA Ames Research Center
• Amir Caspi, Southwest Research Institute
• Matt Penn, National Solar Observatory
• Angela Des Jardins, Montana State University
• Greg Earle, Virginia Tech
• Jay Herman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/University of Maryland Baltimore County


Madhulika Guhathakurta (NASA/HQ): Scientist
Jay Herman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Amir Caspi (SwRI): Scientist
Matt Penn (National Solar Observatory): Scientist
Angela des Jardins (Montana State University): Scientist
Greg Earle (Virginia Tech): Scientist
Sarah Frazier (ADNET): Science Writer
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Producer
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