The Biochemistry and Biophysics department gathered together to view the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 with cereal box projectors and protective eclipse glasses. The moon blotted out 93% of the sun. Monday’s eclipse was the first one since 1918 that traveled across the United States.

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Solar eclipse glasses were all in fashion as the crowds gathered on the lawn in front of the Genetic Medicine Building on the afternoon of August 21, 2017. Beginning at 1:15pm staff, faculty and students gathered for food and Loco-pops, assembled viewer construction boxes. The crowd cheered at 2:43pm, when the skies darkened.

https://eclipse.aas.org/sites/eclipse.aas.org/files/AAS-Solar-Eclipse-Safety-v170210.pdf