Monday, March 27, 2006

Science Museum Shining Light On Eclipse

SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Spacey San Franciscans will be holding a solar slumber party during tomorrow’s solar eclipse (Mar. 28).

The Exploratorium science museum is encouraging residents to bring their sleeping bags and watch the eclipse.

Although solar eclipses take place in broad daylight, the sleeping bags are necessary for the “Sun” Franciscans because the light show is taking place across Africa and the Mediterranean at 2:55 a.m. PST.

But even though the eclipse is taking place on the other side of the Earth, the museum plans to provide out-of-this-world entertainment, including dancers from all the countries affected by the eclipse, including Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Libya, Egypt and Turkey.

If you can’t make it to “Sun” Francisco, a live webcast of the eclipse will be shown at, an online virtual reality website.

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