Science: Trotting Astronomers

Globe trotting astronomers will this week congregate in the western U. S. to view a solar eclipse the totality of which will pass in a half-mile band over California, northwestern Nevada, southeastern Oregon, central Idaho and Montana on April 28. The eclipse will be partial over the rest of the U. S.

Next stop for astronomers seeking total solar eclipses: "Tin Can Island" on Oct. 21. This island, Niuafou, one of the Tonga group, is so called because mail is thrown from passing steamers in tin cans which native swimmers gather up. Since...

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