Science events making headlines included a total solar eclipse, the March for Science and devastating hurricanes
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Science came out of the lab and touched people’s lives in some awe-inspiring and alarming ways in 2017. Science enthusiasts gathered to celebrate a total solar eclipse, but also to march on behalf of evidence-based policy making. Meanwhile, deadly natural disasters revealed the strengths and limitations of science. Here’s a closer look at some of the top science events of the year.
Great American Eclipse
On August 21, many Americans witnessed their first total solar eclipse, dubbed the “