News Briefs 13-05-2017

“To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.”

Quote of the Day:

“The imitator dooms himself to hopeless mediocrity.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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18 September 2007
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My best friend here in town is a now retired mechanical engineer who has been one of the expedition engineers on a half dozen or so of those solar eclipse missions with the group led by Shadia. One I recall was in Syria and another was on a catamaran in the Caribbean I think. One was in Australia too. He is still not sure which of the stations he will be at for this American occultation.
Just last week he emailed me this link:

http://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/th...