What will the wolf do? As BPR's Helen Chickering reports, the sky isn't the only cool thing to watch during the Great American Eclipse.
The summer’s most anticipated celestial event is almost here. Big crowds are expected here in Western North Carolina for Monday’s Great American Eclipse. But as BPR’s Helen Chickering reports, people won’t be the only ones reacting to the dramatic changes in the sky
Click the 'listen' button to hear how the town of Andrews is preparing for the upcoming eclipse.
The Town of Andrews is among the smallest towns in all of Western North Carolina. Thanks to it being the only town in the state to fall directly in the path of this month’s solar eclipse, its population is expected to grow exponentially. BPR News's Davin Eldridge attended its latest town board meeting to find out how everyone in Andrews is preparing for the event…
Southwestern Community College is part of a NASA project to live stream the moon's shadow during the Great American Eclipse.
On August 21, most of the country will pause and look up to the sky to observe the Great American Eclipse. If you aren't able to make it outside for the astronomical event, no worries. NASA is planning to live stream the eclipse using cameras attached to high altitude balloons. A local community college is part of the balloon project. BPR's Helen Chickering has details.
Hikers trekking deep in the Pisgah National Forest are usually on the lookout for copperheads and black bears. But sometimes they are startled by a Big Bang of sorts, stumbling out of the woods and into a science fiction-like world of giant telescopes. But it's no illusion.