The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has awarded Clemson University a grand gold for “Eclipse Over Clemson,” a mega-viewing party for the 2017 total solar eclipse.
As Clemson University went dark on Aug. 21, 2017, for “The Great American Eclipse,” a GPS antenna poised on top of Kinard Hall monitored the ionosphere, the layer of Earth’s atmosphere that is charged by solar and cosmic radiation. The antenna was part of a study to understand how a natural phenomenon, like the total solar eclipse, might affect GPS capabilities.
Clemson authors, scientists to hold pair of upcoming events for keepsake eclipse book.
Authors Ron Rash, Drew Lanham, Nic Brown and Jim Melvin will be joined by astronomer Amber Porter from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at the Barnes and Noble in the Hendrix Student Center to interact with readers and sign copies of “Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget.”
CLEMSON – The College of Science’s Amber Porter and Jim Melvin entertained about 50 members of the Clemson Fellowship Club on Tuesday night with a slideshow presentation and subsequent Q/A session about the commemorative book titled “Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget.” Porter is a lecturer in the department of physics and […]
GREENVILLE – Media specialists Jim Melvin and Wanda Johnson appeared on WSPA-TV’s “Your Carolina” on Dec. 19 to discuss the College of Science’s commemorative book titled “Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget.” Melvin, who is the director of communications for the College of Science, and Johnson, who is a media strategist for […]
“Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget,” a commemorative book about the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, debuted Monday, just in time for the holidays.
CLEMSON – The College of Science’s upcoming “Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget” commemorative book about the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse is now available for pre-order at www.clemson.edu/eclipse. The hard-cover book will also be available via Amazon and other online book-selling venues and will be ready for shipping on or before […]
About two miles from the Clemson University campus, where 50,000 people gathered to gaze skyward during the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, bee researcher Jennifer Tsuruda kept her eyes focused earthward to see how honey bees behaved when nighttime darkness momentarily interrupted afternoon sun.
The College of Science would like to invite those of you who viewed the eclipse on the grounds of Clemson University to participate in our “Eclipse Over Clemson” photo contest.
The “Great American Eclipse” set the stage for a number of experiments on Aug. 21, one being the release of two high-altitude balloons from the campus of Clemson University.
In the middle of his workday, Clemson University entomologist Peter Adler stepped outside his office to take in the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. Adler’s intention was to see whether creatures of the night – such as katydids, cicadas and moths – would make an appearance during the 2 minutes and 37 seconds of totality.
While tens of thousands were experiencing the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse on the expansive grounds of Clemson University, professor Sean Brittain and several students from the department of physics and astronomy were collecting scientific data on the roof of the Watt Family Innovation Center.
The public had lots to say after experiencing 2 minutes and 37 seconds of totality during the Aug. 21 eclipse.
Fifty-thousand people on the Clemson University campus craned their necks skyward at 2:37 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, to gaze at a natural phenomenon that hasn’t happened in the United States for 100 years: a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse.