The sun is about to spill some of its secrets, maybe even reveal a few hidden truths of the cosmos. And you can get in on the act next week if you are in the right place for the best solar eclipse in the United States in nearly a century.... NASA has a list of various experiments everyday people can do. "Millions of people can walk out on their porch in their slippers and collect world-class data," said Matt Penn, an astronomer at the National Solar Observatory in Tucson, Ariz.
When the moon blots out the sun during Monday's total solar eclipse, 12 states in its path of totality, from Oregon to South Carolina, will be plunged into darkness for a few minutes. The eclipse will begin over the Pacific Ocean at...
Scientists are gearing up for a total eclipse of the sun Aug. 21, the first visible from coast-to-coast in the United States in nearly a century
The Yaquina Head lighthouse is the first place to see the Total Solar Eclipse in the continental United States. Jefferson Graham takes a tour.