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Spoiler alert: Computer simulations provide preview of upcoming eclipse


August 17, 2017

A research team from Predictive Science Inc. used the Stampede2 supercomputer at The University of Texas at Austin's Texas Advanced Computing Center to forecast the corona of the sun during the upcoming eclipse. The findings shed light on what the eclipse of the sun might look like Aug. 21, when it will be visible across much of the U.S.; tracing a 70-mile-wide band across 14 states. Full Story

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