Eclipse Chaser

Eclipse Chaser

Science in the Moon's Shadow

Ilima Loomis, Amanda Cowan


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The August 2017 solar eclipse is the chance of a lifetime for astronomer Shadia Habbal—years of planning come down to one moment of totality.  Will everything go off as planned?  


Ilima Loomis:
Ilima Loomis is an award-winning freelance writer and journalist specializing in reporting on scientific research, especially in the areas of Earth and planetary science, oceans, astronomy, and space.  She has contributed to publications including ScienceScience News for StudentsNational Geographic Traveler, and Spirituality & Health. She is based on Maui, Hawai‘i. This is her first book for Houghton Mifflin Books for Young Readers