Partial solar eclipse Sunday morning

Partial solar eclipse Sunday morning

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Early-risers on the East Coast -- and those in parts of Europe and Africa -- will be able see a rare solar eclipse Sunday morning.
NASA rover on Mars captures sharpest images ever of Martian eclipse

NASA rover on Mars captures sharpest images ever of Martian eclipse

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- NASA says its Mars rover Curiosity captured an image of the moon Phobos passing in front of the sun in the sharpest images ever taken of a Martian eclipse.

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ESA project to design new technology

PARIS, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The European Space Agency says it's running an initiative to prove the feasibility of creating a new and promising technology within a very short time.

Solar eclipse darkens Asia

VARANASI, India, July 22 (UPI) -- Millions of Hindus bathed in India's holy rivers and throngs of gazers across Asia sought vantage points early Wednesday to view a rare total solar eclipse.

NASA awards two development contracts

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency says it has selected two science proposals for development into full missions as part of the agency's Small Explorer program.

Astronomers look skyward to track Odysseus

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- Astronomers from North and South America completed their odyssey determining when Odysseus slew his wife's suitors after returning home from the Trojan War.

Mars Express survives solar eclipse season

PARIS, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft has emerged from a demanding solar eclipse season during which it operated only on battery power.

Eclipse used to help solve mystery

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., March 29 (UPI) -- Scientists from around the world journeyed to areas from Brazil to Mongolia early Wednesday morning to view a solar eclipse -- and try to solve a mystery.

Half of the Earth to see a solar eclipse

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- A major astronomical event occurs Wednesday -- a total solar eclipse in which the moon's shadow blocks Earth-bound views of the sun from Brazil to Mongolia.

Scientists prepare for a solar eclipse

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., March 20 (UPI) -- A team of Williams College faculty and students is preparing to observe the March 29 total solar eclipse that will sweep across the Earth.

Cloud obscures annular eclipse

LONDON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Clouds obscured an annular eclipse for most sky-gazers across Europe and Asia Monday as the moon passed in front of the sun.

Solarscope to view sun during eclipse

HYERES, France, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A French inventor has created the Solarscope, a device that makes it safe to look at the sun during a solar eclipse.

Solar eclipse visible across U.S. Friday

WAUKESHA, Wis., April 6 (UPI) -- A partial solar eclipse will be visible across much of the southern and eastern regions of the United States on Friday afternoon.

Tourists may flock to Libya for an eclipse

TRIPOLI, Libya, March 28 (UPI) -- Libya may be one of the Mediterranean's least popular vacation spots, but that may change next year when it will be a prime spot to watch a solar eclipse.

Historic flights will track solar eclipse

MELBOURNE, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Passengers on two chartered aircraft will get first-hand views of a total solar eclipse from high above Antarctica Sunday.

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Lunar eclipse due Saturday

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The full moon will sail through Earth's shadow late Saturday, creating for a brief time an event called a lunar eclipse.

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Canadian researchers have devised a way to prevent the unwanted spread of genetically modified crops, a mini-eclipse will occur Wednesday as Mercury passes in front of the sun, and other news of modern science.
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Unusual solar eclipse late Monday

A partial solar eclipse will be seen across much of North America during the late afternoon and early evening Monday and astronomers said the eclipse will be "particularly dramatic" in the Western and Southwestern United States, where more than half of th
PHIL BERARDELLI, UPI Deputy Science and Technology Editor