WASHINGTON, August 23, 2017 — On August 21, you could not find a pair of eclipse glasses. Today you don’t know what to do with them. A few days ago they were gold, but through the alchemy of yesterday’s news, they are clutter.
But here’s a good idea: Don’t throw them in the garbage; send them to Astronomers Without Borders, an organization that is collecting lightly used eclipse glasses to send to schools in South Africa, where a solar eclipse will be visible in 2019.
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