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July 22: Portugal. The Man, Eclipse Preview, Daniel Wilson, Romeo & Juliet Redux and More

July 22: Portugal. The Man, Eclipse Preview, Daniel Wilson, Romeo & Juliet Redux and More

A New Book Aimed at Elementary Astronomers

The Baker City writer and illustrator Nancy Coffelt teamed up with publisher Elaine Cuyler to create her new book, “The Big Eclipse,” which uses charming animal characters and goofy jokes to help kids learn about the eclipse. Coffelt and Cuyler blew through all the books in their first printing and are filing orders with a second.

Umbraphile and Author David Baron - 7:37

David Baron is a former NPR science correspondent and the author of a new book, “American Eclipse,” which tells the story of an eclipse that captured the nation’s attention way back in 1878. At that time, the celestial event offered US scientists one of their first chances to demonstrate that America was a science powerhouse to rival Europe. But Baron isn’t just someone who writes about eclipses — he also chases them, traveling around the world to see the rare events.

Tips and Tricks for Photographing the Eclipse - 15:25

Portland-based astro-photographer Jake Breed gives

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