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Oregon Eclipse Festival | Eastern Oregon's Music Scene | Robert Michael Pyle

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2017

This week on "State of Wonder," Oregon's most audacious eclipse festival, writer Robert Michael Pyle searches for Bigfoot, the descendant of an infamous train robber plays outlaw country and more.

A New Eclipse Book Aimed At Elementary Astronomers

OPB | July 21, 2017

“The Big Eclipse,” by award-winning author and illustrator Nancy Coffelt, balances goofy, eclipse-glasses-wearing animals with lessons about science and safety.  

Portugal. The Man | Eclipse Preview | Daniel H. Wilson

OPB | Broadcast: July 22, 2017

On this week’s "State of Wonder": Portugal. The Man on the key to their new album, sci-fi best-seller Daniel Wilson on the ancient robots in his newest novel, and eclipse mania.

Solar Eclipse Or Bust: Small Oregon Towns Grapple With How To Prepare For Thousands

OPB | May 5, 2017

The town of Spray, population 160, is bracing for 10,000 visitors and wondering, how do you begin to feed and house that many?