It's 2017, and the lamestream media is officially in the hands of big space.
For months now, I and others like me have been forced to feign enthusiasm about the upcoming solar? lunar? who gives a fck? eclipse. Everywhere we go, we're forced to swallow pro-eclipse propaganda. You can't safely gossip in a work slackroom any more without someone dropping in "this awesome eclipse map!!" or discussing their eclipse plans or offering to give you their extra pair of shitty sunglasses so you don't go blind.
I do not officially have a bucket list 1 but if I did have one, watching a total solar eclipse would be on it. Was just talking about it the other day in fact. Well. I am pretty damn excited for the Great American Eclipse of 2017! I...
A total solar eclipse, the grand finale of a beloved orbiter, and two lunar touchdowns are on the schedule for 2017.
In anticipation of the upcoming 2017 total solar eclipse taking place August 21, National Geographic created a helpful animation that explains how and when solar eclipses occur, the different stages of a solar eclipse and what happe...
Photos, video, and coast-to-coast coverage of the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017 and other solar eclipses and lunar eclipses in recent history