Episode 13

Eclipse Reflections


April 15th, 2024

9 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

What lessons we can draw from solar eclipses? They've frightened animals and fueled the supernaturalism of our ancestors. While science now offers us logical explanations, eclipses still provoke wonder and awe. For the scientist Ann Druyan, they offer “informed worship" - experiences that might help us have greater respect for the fragility of life. Strangers from all over the country gathered in peace along the path of our April 2024 celestial event. Can we capitalize on this harmony and use the darkness of future eclipses to brighten our lives?