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What eclipses historically reveal about human nature

Here & Now host Scott Tong speaks with former NPR science reporter David Baron, author of the newly re-issued 2017 novel “American Eclipse,” about what American scientists wanted to prove during the 1878 eclipse, and what Monday’s eclipse might reveal about ourselves.

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