Get your eclipse glasses ready to watch the moon's shadow race across the Continental United States on Aug. 21. Image courtesy NASA

Here Comes the Sun: Illuminating Summer Fun, Sea Grant Stories

Susan White’s summer brings walks down memory lane or new lessons as she sees the state through her sons’ eyes.


total solar eclipse events poster

Flying Up

Students from Lenoir-Rhyne University who are participating in NASA’s Space Grant Eclipse Ballooning Project will send up a balloon to capture images of the eclipse.

Cover of Summer 2017 magazine with picture of total solar eclipse

Summer 2017

Chasing the Moon’s Shadow:
Total Solar Eclipse Draws Eyes Skyward

Read more stories from our latest issue.

Green-gill oysters

The Sandbar Oyster Company produces oysters known locally as green gills, a style that draws top prices in France. Photo courtesy Niels Lindquist.