Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: arteritis

  • The diagnostic eclipse

    Naomi SchlesingerGregory ManiatisRanita SharmaBoris D. VeysmanPiscataway, New Jersey, United States In 1919, astronomer Arthur Eddington was studying a photograph of the solar eclipse that occurred just days prior. The sun was completely and perfectly covered by the moon, a breathtaking sight, but Eddington looked past it. He searched for tiny specks of stars just near…