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Once in a lifetime. That’s the motto for millions of Americans who will journey to the path of totality when the Great American Eclipse sweeps over the Smoky Mountains on August 21. more

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Clark Lovelace was a little skeptical when a package with a pair of cardboard eclipse glasses showed up in his mailbox two years ago. He put them on, but couldn’t see a thing through the opaque black film, so off they came. more

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It’s no secret that an accurate weather forecast is hard to come by in the Smokies. But after two months of intense measurements at more than 100 stations around the region, scientists working with NASA are crunching data that could change that. more

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