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"NASA Shuttle Launch: Dark-Moon-Ray Mystery"

Robert Greenler - Department of Physics

Sky effects and the solution of a mystery intertwine in this fascinating look at a photograph of the successful launch of space shuttle Atlantis on February 7, 2001. "What's going on here?" the Boston Globe science writer asked physicist Robert Greenler soon after the picture appeared. His search for that answer forms the basis of this informative program.