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Eclipse science: Discoveries in the Moon’s shadow

A total eclipse of the Sun is an awe-inspiring sight, but throughout history it has also inspired scientific research. Studying eclipses has led to discoveries about the composition of the Sun, the workings of our Solar System and the physics of the Universe itself.

Find out more about the modern techniques of eclipse science: http://www.nature.com/news/mysteries-of-sun-s-corona-on-view-during-upcoming-eclipse-1.22434.

16 August 2017