AMERICAN ECLIPSE: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World
One July afternoon in 1878, a total solar eclipse cast the moon's shadow over the American West. Offering a priceless opportunity to solve some of the solar system's most enduring riddles, this rare celestial event prompted scientists to brave the wild frontier in a grueling race to the Rocky Mountains. That epic story of ambition, failure and glory unfolds here. Illus.
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