A Christian conspiracy theory website calculated that time for humanity on Earth is running out and that the signs of the apocalypse are all around, the most telling being the increase in solar eclipses and earthquakes that are harbingers of the end of the world. Show More Summary
Sunday brings a solar eclipse in Pisces.
Sky watchers can't wait for Aug. 21, but you have to be in the right part of USA to see it.
Solar eclipses, documented since ancient times, have represented everything from a divine omen to the triumph of modern science
Fear ye not, stargazer.
For thousands of years, historians have viewed solar eclipses as omens of things to come. One eclipse even helped physicists to confirm the bending of light predicted by Einstein's general theory of relativity.
The Sun is in the last few degrees of Aquarius, set to ingress Pisces Saturday morning; that is followed by a solar eclipse in Pisces about a week later. When there's an eclipse on the horizon, as... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
When we see Earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse, it's very circular. During this August's solar eclipse, the Moon's shadow on Earth won't be.
A bill that would have helped deal with the expected onslaught of visitors coming to Wyoming to view the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 has died in the state … Click to Continue »
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The first total solar eclipse in the continental United States in nearly 40 years takes place on Aug. 21, 2017. Beyond providing a brilliant sight in the daytime sky, total solar eclipses provide a rare chance for scientists to collect data only available during eclipses. Show More Summary
The path of totality of the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse, will sweep across the United States from coast to coast for the first time in 99 years, since 1918. Astronomer Jay Pasachoff is leading an international team of astronomersShow More Summary
Totality of the solar eclipse of 1991 from San Jose del Cabo. The corona, an aura of plasma and gases, is only visible during totality. Photo by Dr. William Luebke. What's the most incredible thing you experienced? There are lots of answers to such a question, and many different contexts and meanings. Show More Summary
PBS just announced a slew of upcoming space documentaries. These include Solar Eclipse, about this summer's upcoming solar eclipse; Beyond a Year in Space, about the effects of long-term space missions on the human body; and The Farthest, about the Voyager mission.
A detailed look at the Hunter who rules the sky for the next few weeks, plus a brief look at the planetary year ahead and August’s solar eclipse Orion is now in prime position in everyone’s evening sky. Lying across the celestial equator,...Show More Summary
PBS’s Nova will air its fastest turnaround film to date, Solar Eclipse On Monday August 21, 2017, hours after the United States experiences the first total solar eclipse since 1979. The cosmic spectacle will pass through 13 states, and everyone in the continental U.S. Show More Summary
Combining elevation data gathered by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) with Earth topography data, NASA researchers have produced the most accurate map ever created for the path of totality of the total solar eclipse that will be...Show More Summary
Astronomer Jay Pasachoff is busy exciting people about their chance to experience the August 21, 2017, total solar eclipse, whose path of totality will sweep across the United States from coast to coast. He is leading an international...Show More Summary
Eerie mysteries in the universe can be betrayed by simple shadows. The wonder of a solar eclipse is produced by the moon's shadow, and over 1,000 planets around other stars have been cataloged by the shadow they cast when passing in front of their parent star. Show More Summary
On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, millions in the U.S. will have their eyes to the sky as they witness a total solar eclipse. The moon's shadow will race across the United States, from Oregon to South Carolina. The path of this shadow, also known as the path of totality, is where observers will see the moon completely cover the sun. Show More Summary
On September 21st, a shadow produced by a total solar eclipse will travel from the USA’s Pacific coast right through to the Atlantic coast—something that hasn’t happened in nearly 100 years. A new NASA animation shows where you’ll need to be to catch this once-in-a-lifetime event. Read more...