Bow waves in the ionosphere created by the 2017 Solar Eclipse
|Bow waves left behind by a bullet moving at supersonic velocity. Source: Wikipedia.|
|A figure that shows the bow waves in the wake of the eclipse. The waves are very small in amplitude (about 1% fluctuations in total line integrated electron content).|
The paper received a lot of media coverage. For example, Gizmodo, Newsweek, and National Geographic wrote articles about this study. I was lucky enough to be a coauthor on this paper, so much of the media coverage lists this as a collaboration between MIT and University of Tromsø!