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PSI Active During Solar Eclipse

PSI scientists and educators were busy during the recent solar eclipse. More than 30 traveled to experience totality during the eclipse.

Below, Vice President Mike Pence used PSI safety glasses to view the solar eclipse. PSI Board of Trustees Member Pam Melroy was with Pence at the U.S. National Observatory in Washington, D.C. for the eclipse.

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Below, Emily Joseph made this map featuring the photos taken by PSI scientists and educators from across the nation during the eclipse.

Larry Lebofsly and Thea Canizo were at Nash Elementary School to use a telescope, PSI-provided safety glasses and other devices to help fourth and fifth graders learn about the eclipse.

Below left, Larry Lebofsky adjusts a telescope so fifth graders at Nash Elementary School in Tucson can view the solar eclipse. Below right, Thea Canizo helps a student at Nash Elementary School adjust his safety glasses before viewing the solar eclipse. PSI donated 5,500 safety glasses to area schools.

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Sept. 4, 2017
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