Eclipse 2017

AAS Press Officer Rick Fienberg standing at the eclipse in a field with lots of viewing equipment

AAS Press Officer Rick Fienberg (Harvard Astronomy PhD 1985) honored for national eclipse viewing safety and outreach

July 30, 2018

AAS Press Officer Rick Fienberg (Harvard Astronomy PhD 1985) is being honored with NASA’s Exceptional Public Achievement Medal “for exceptional service to the nation in [his] tireless efforts for the public’s safe solar viewing of the 2017 total solar eclipse.”... Read more about AAS Press Officer Rick Fienberg (Harvard Astronomy PhD 1985) honored for national eclipse viewing safety and outreach

Harvard's Arnold Arboretum: Professor Ned Friedman

Turtuosa Eclipse photos

Professor Ned Friedman took the following photos during the solar eclipse on Monday under the `turtuosa' beech tree in Harvard's Arnold arboretum. The tree leaves created numerous pinhole cameras of the eclipse. They illustrate that astronomy can also be done by looking down, not up.