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  • MIT Representative Shares Thoughts on Eclipses as "Spiritual Experiences"

    Michelle Binzel has witnessed six total solar eclipses during her lifetime across the globe, including the Great American Eclipse 2017 in Rexburg, Idaho, on the BYU-Idaho campus.

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  • Zach Braiser working on his telescope.

    Scientists and Students Watch Eclipse from BYU-Idaho Agricultural Center

    Scientists and students studied the eclipse at the BYU-Idaho Agricultural Center.

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  • Westover Family Ranch

    Local Historic Ranch Opens Up Camping Spots to Eclipse Goers

    A Rexburg ranch with roots back to the pioneer days is opening up its nine acres to people looking for a place to stay in anticipation of the historic Great American Eclipse.

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  • City of Rexburg Seal

    City of Rexburg Plans Educational Festivities, Hosts Storytelling Event

    "We're lucky, we get to start off pretty big with this eclipse and our goal is that we can build upon that momentum. Next year we'll not have any many crowds, but we're hoping we can educate the community with this event this year and they get to get their hearts touched by it."

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  • Rexburg Police Department Shield

    Rexburg Police Department Talks about Eclipse Do's and Don'ts

    "We're going to prevent parking in these areas where there's a lot of people and a lot of traffic," Captain Randy Lewis of the Rexburg Police Department told BYU-Idaho Radio.

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  • Eclipse T-Shirts for Sale

    Local Families Start Eclipse T-Shirt Businesses

    Thousands of visitors are expected to descend into southeast Idaho region to view the solar eclipse, wallets in hand. Along with businesses and lodging corporations, some Rexburg families are also getting in on the business boom coming with the shadow of the moon.

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  • Airbnb Logo

    Airbnb Sees Local Reservations Sky Rocket Ahead of Eclipse

    Businesses are booming as local and national companies alike are cashing in on the Great American Eclipse and short-term rental company Airbnb says their presence in Idaho has increased 450 percent.

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  • Brett Crandall

    BYU-Idaho Media Spokesman Shares How University is Preparing for Eclipse Visitors

    "The world will be our campus. It's like Salt Lake City during the Olympics, the world is coming to Rexburg."

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  • Solar Eclipse

    Citizen Continental-America Telescopic Eclipse Experiment

    The Great American Eclipse will be on August 21, at 11:33 am in Rexburg.

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  • Solar Eclips

    Google Plans to Collect Photos of the Eclipse

    The Great American Eclipse will be on August 21, at 11:33 am in Rexburg.

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  • Solar Eclipse

    Great American Eclipse 2017 Soundscapes

    The Great American Eclipse will be on August 21, at 11:33 am in Rexburg.

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  • A full eclipse where the earth has light around it

    BYUI Students Using Balloons to Monitor Eclipse

    At exactly 11:33 a.m. on August 21 the total solar eclipse will reach totality in Rexburg. Some of the BYU-Idaho scientists and students who will be studying this moment share how they are going to do just that.

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