How an eclipse works

Air Date: Aug 21, 2017 12:00 AM ET

The dean of science at York University talks to us about the basics of how an eclipse works. He's viewing the eclipse with a group of astronomers, in the best place of all: the "path of totality" in a small town in Idaho.

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