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Physics Professor Available to Discuss Eclipse Viewing

WHO: Jessica Uscinski, Physics Senior Professorial Lecturer, American University

WHEN: Ongoing

WHERE: Via phone, email, Skype, or at American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

Media Contact: AU Communications,, 202-885-5950

BACKGROUND: Jessica Uscinski is a member of the physics faculty at American University. She is available for interview to discuss the upcoming eclipse, and what scientists stand to learn from this unique event. Prof. Uscinski can also discuss examples of eclipses over time, variations of eclipses and why they matter, and the different ways eclipses can occur.


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