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The Rabbi and Halley's Comet

Mario Livio | Posted 05.20.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

Rabbi Yehoshua (Joshua) Ben Hananiah (c. 35&endash;117 CE) was a leading Jewish scholar and a member of the Academy in Yavneh. But what does a Jewish Rabbi from the first century have to do with Halley's Comet?

How I Became an Eclipse Chaser -- And Dragged My Family Along!

Suzanne Deal Booth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Deal Booth

Eclipse chasing is a serious endeavor. The first time I chased one was with my 16 year old daughter in 2006 in Cappadocia, Turkey, not far from the first recorded total solar eclipse.