Media

Below are links to recent media appearances by David Baron and to essays he has written.

Author essays and book excerpts
"Total Eclipses Freak People Out, and That's Not Particularly Insane,"
Daily Beast, Aug. 21, 2017.
"When Thomas Edison Traveled to Wyoming for an Eclipse," Casper Star-Tribune, Aug. 20, 2017.
"American Eclipse,"
American Scholar, Aug. 18, 2017.
"A Woman in Eclipse: Maria Mitchell and the Great Solar Expedition of 1878,"
Undark, Aug. 17, 2017.
"Your Literary Guide to the Solar Eclipse,"
Goodreads blog, Aug. 14, 2017.
"The Eclipse That Made America Great,"
The Atlantic, Aug. 9, 2017.
"What the Polarized U.S. Needs Is an Eclipse Fix,"
Scientific American, Aug. 3, 2017.
"The American Eclipse of 1878 and the Scientists Who Raced West to See It,"
Mental Floss, July 28, 2017.
"The Shadow Collector," Powells.com, June 1, 2017.

Television/Video
"How Eclipse Chasers, Small Towns Prepared for Total Solar Eclipse,"
Nightline, ABC, Aug. 21, 2017.
Newsnight, BBC, Aug. 21, 2017.
American Eclipse at Denver's Tattered Cover Book Store
, C-SPAN, Aug. 19, 2017.
"Eclipse Chaser on Mission to Witness Nature's Wonder."
The Now, Aug. 16, 2017.
"Preparing for the Great American Eclipse of 2017." CBS Sunday Morning, Aug. 13, 2017.
"You Owe It to Yourself to Experience a Total Solar Eclipse." TED.com, Aug. 10, 2017.

Radio
"The Day the Sun Went Dark,"
Discovery, BBC World Service, Aug. 21, 2017.
"Why the Eclipse Could 'Make America Great Again,'" To The Point, KCRW, Santa Monica, Aug. 21, 2017.
"Americans Have Always Been Awed by Eclipses,"
Take Two, KPCC, Pasadena, Aug. 21, 2017.
"Total Solar Eclipse," Closer Look, WABE, Atlanta, Aug. 21, 2017.
"What Scientists Will Be Watching During This Total Eclipse,"
Quirks & Quarks, CBC, Aug. 19, 2017.
"Striving to See in a Vast, Invisible Universe,"
To the Best of Our Knowledge, Wisconsin Public Radio, Aug. 19, 2017.
"Eclipse Chaser on How a Two-Minute Total Solar Eclipse Changed Him Forever," Press Play, KCRW, Santa Monica, Aug. 18, 2017.
Science in Action
, BBC World Service, Aug. 17, 2017.
BBC Inside Science
, Aug. 17, 2017.
"To the Moon and Back, Your Guide to the 2017 Solar Eclipse in NC."
The State of Things, WUNC, Chapel Hill, Aug. 17, 2017.
"American Eclipse."
RadioWest, KUER, Salt Lake City, Aug. 15, 2017.
"A Total Solar Eclipse Was Once All about Fear, but It's Still an Awe-Inspiring Event."
PRI's The World, Aug. 14, 2017.
Marginalia. 
KMUW, Wichita, Aug. 4, 2017.
"The OTHER 'American Eclipse.'"
The Jefferson Exchange, Jefferson Public Radio, Oregon, July 31, 2017.
"Why You Need to Be in Oregon on August 21st."
 The Record, KUOW, Seattle, July 27, 2017.
"The When, Where and How of the August 21 Total Eclipse."
Access Utah, Utah Public Radio, July 27, 2017.
"Are You Afraid of the Dark?"
Boston Calling, BBC World Service, July 22, 2017.
"'American Eclipse': Journalist David Baron on the Eclipse of 1878."
Think Out Loud. July 18, 2017.
Big Picture Science.
July 17, 2017.
"The Total Eclipse of 1878."
Weekend Edition, NPR. July 15, 2017.
"Anticipating the Great American Eclipse of 2017 with Science Writer David Baron." Two Way Street, Georgia Public Broadcasting. July 13, 2017.
"Psyched about the Upcoming Solar Eclipse? So Were Coloradans and Celebs in 1878." Colorado Matters, Colorado Public Radio, June 28, 2017.
"The American Eclipse of 1878." How On Earth, KGNU, Boulder. June 27, 2017.
"In the Shadow of the Moon." Think, KERA, Dallas. June 22, 2017.
"Thomas Edison, Eclipse Chaser!" Planetary Radio. June 21, 2017.
"How a Few Dark Minutes Changed American Science." Up To Date, KCUR, Kansas City. June 20, 2017.
"6 Things to Know about the Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse over St. Louis, from an Author Who Has Seen 5." St. Louis on the Air, St. Louis Public Radio. June 16, 2017.
"American Eclipse." Radio Times, WHYY, Philadelphia. June 15, 2017.
"American Eclipse." Closer Look, WABE, Atlanta. June 13, 2017.
"A Solar Eclipse Rallied Americans around Science. Could it Again?" PRI's The World. June 9, 2017.
"In New Book, David Baron Explains How a Solar Eclipse Changed Science in America." WBUR, Boston. June 9, 2017.
"Racing for the Total Solar Eclipse of 1878," The Science Show, Australian Broadcasting Corporation. June 3, 2017.
"The Race toward a Solar Eclipse." The Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC, New York. June 2, 2017.
These Vibes are Too Cosmic, WPRB, Princeton. May 23, 2017.

Podcasts
Live from the Poundstone Institute
, Aug. 19, 2017.
Sparks (the FiveThirtyEight science podcast)
, Aug. 10, 2017.
Science Talk (from Scientific American)
, Aug. 8, 2017.
Current Science and Technology (Museum of Science, Boston)
, July 31, 2017.
The SnideShow, July 23, 2017.
The Not Old - Better Show, May 15, 2017.

Newspapers/Magazines
"Everyone's Eclipse: America Comes Together in the Moon's Shadow,"
Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 21, 2017.
"Experts Hope Total Solar Eclipse Will Reinvigorate National Interest in Science and Nature,"
Earth Island Journal, Aug. 18, 2017.
"Think This Total Solar Eclipse Is Getting a Lot of Hype? You Should Have Seen 1878,"
TIME, Aug. 18, 2017.
"'American Eclipse' Writer David Baron: 'A Total Eclipse for Me Is a Spiritual Experience,'"
Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 14, 2017.
"How 2017 Could Launch 'Generation Eclipse,'"
The Oregonian, Aug. 12, 2017.
"Eclipse 2017: Mind Melt,"
Discover, Aug. 7, 2017.
"Eclipse Hunter David Baron: Solar Eclipse is 'the Closest Thing to Space Travel,'"
Westword, Aug. 7, 2017.
"Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Tips from Expert David Baron,"
5280, Aug. 1, 2017.
"A Total Solar Eclipse Inspired Edison's Light-Bulb Moment (but It Had Nothing to Do With Science)," Inc., July 19, 2017.
"Eclipse Watch: An interview with award-winning, eclipse-chasing, Colorado-based journalist David Baron,"
Steamboat Magazine, July 17, 2017.
"Boulder Author David Baron Talks Eclipses, Edison and Human Experience," Colorado Springs Independent, July 12, 2017.
"Eclipse Hunter, Colorado Author to Speak in Colorado Springs," Colorado Springs Gazette, July 11, 2017.

Web
"The Total Solar Eclipse Is Said to Be Nature's Most Spectacular Feat,"
Buzzfeed, Aug. 15, 2017.
"From Founding Fathers to Today: A Look at 9 Eclipses over the Past Three Centuries,"
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Aug. 14, 2017.
"An Eclipse Chaser Explains Why the Rare Celestial Event Shouldn't Be Missed,"
The Verge, Aug. 11, 2017.
"American Eclipse: Boulder Writer David Baron Chronicles the 1878 Eclipse,"
Denver Public Library blog, Aug. 10, 2017.
"The Eclipse of 1878 Almost Killed the Father of the National Weather Service,"
Atlas Obscura, Aug. 4, 2017.
"Total Eclipse of the Soul: Eclipse Chasers Say US Should Prepare for 'Otherworldly' Experience on Aug. 21,"
NBCWashington.com, Aug. 3, 2017.
"Why Eclipses Have Inspired Terror and Awe," CNN.com, July 25, 2017.
"How to Become an Eclipse Chaser,"
Inverse.com, July 24, 2017.

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