If you think corona is a beer and first contact is a sports term, and you’re planning to watch August’s solar eclipse, “Coming to Terms with Solar Eclipses” will help you recognize and understand eclipse terminology. “Solar Eclipse Eye Safety: Facts and Fallacies” is an excellent summary of when it’s safe (and not safe) to look directly at the Sun during the eclipse. Both articles are in the latest issue of Mercury.
The Spring 2017 issue of Mercury is now available to ASP members. Please log in to the ASP Member Portal to access the issue.
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Mercury is a digital publication. This PDF publication can be downloaded onto your computer or iPad. You can receive access to Mercury magazine by joining the ASP. Join the ASP, enjoy other benefits of association, and help support the education programs of the ASP.
If you’d like to sample a recent Mercury article, here’s a previously published piece from Mercury’s electronic archives that you can download: “Better Conference Talks” by Emily Lakdawalla.