October 31, 2020

How Scientists Predicted Corona’s Appearance During Aug. 21, 2017, Total Solar Eclipse

A week before the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse that was visible across the U.S., the country buzzed with anticipation. But the wait was uniquely nerve-wracking for a group of scientists at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego. How would their predicted view of the corona, the result of a complex numerical model, compare to the real thing?

Source:: Goddard