A total solar eclipse is coming on August 21, 2017. The last time America experienced one like it was 1878. In the days of the Industrial Revolution, the western expansion, and explosive empirical discovery, America was eager to show well-heeled European scientists that they too could conduct successful observations.
I am absolutely relishing these long days, and dreading when we swing back around the Sun and it gets darker earlier. Even as far south as I live, there is still a hint of light at 9 p.m. and I love it. Here is what I am reading this week. American Eclipse by David Baron…
Ten Nonfiction Books That I’ve Recently Added To My To-Be-Read List
noun | non·fic·tion | \ˌnän-ˈfik-shən\ | writing or cinema that is about facts and real events