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Eclipse Day preview, part 1

Connections focuses on the eclipse today, as we count down to totality.

In our first hour, we welcome a variety of guests, including astrophysicist Adam Frank, to discuss what makes this event so special.

Our guests:

  • Adam Frank, Helen F. and Fred H. Gowen Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Rochester
  • Walt Apple, eclipse chaser from downstate New York
  • Josh Nichols, WXXI meteorologist
  • Gino Fanelli, WXXI investigations/City Hall reporter
  • Ryan Yarmel, The Route music director, and host of "Afternoons with Yarms"
  • Ruth Phinney, WXXI Classical 91.5 program director
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.