A month from today, the earth is going to experience one of those rare moments where a fine drink is in order – a total solar eclipse. If you live in America, YAY. America will get the full Total Eclipse treatment, if you are living anywhere else, why not enjoy the eclipse from space. Show More Summary
On August 21, 2017, the first solar eclipse of this century will be visible in the U.S. To celebrate this remarkable historical event, the Princeton University Art Museum has organized an exhibition of solar eclipses and other astronomical subjects by the influential American painter Howard Russell Butler (1856?1934). Show More Summary
Here's our list of the top solar photography gear, including cameras, sunglasses, telescopes and more.
Protect your eyes while still catching a glimpse of the rare solar eclipse coming in late August.
If you’re lucky enough to witness this spectacular astronomical phenomenon, make sure you bring your eclipse glasses—and a thermometer.
Some drawings to explain the August eclipse’s trajectory. A total solar eclipse in Australia During a solar eclipse, the moon passes between Earth and the sun, blotting out light. In August, all of America will be able to see a total or partial eclipse. NASA This summer, for the first time...
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend. We'll take a look back at some of the big stories from earlier this week, plus key updates like NASA's tips for viewing a solar eclipse.
We asked scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson for some tips on making the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 a stellar experience.
The total solar eclipse that will cross the U.S. on August 21st is a big deal. "Eclipse" is not so rare, but "solar" is, and "total" even more so. It doesn't happen often, and the view is expected to be spectacular. Get a preview in this video from Vox. Show More Summary
The coast-to-coast solar eclipse on Aug. 21 promises a flood of data and excitement as millions take in one of nature's great spectacles
Millions of people, from students to rocket scientists, are poised to contribute to a massive scientific effort to study the total solar eclipse that will sweep across the United States August 21.
Chicagoans are just five hours north from the best viewing spot in the whole country. But we'll have a pretty excellent vantage, plus lots of watch parties, right here. [ more › ]
When a total solar eclipse passes over the US on August 21, nerds will flock to the areas where they can see a total blackout. How many of them can fit?
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) In the lead-up to a total solar eclipse, most of the attention is on the sun, but Earth's moon also has a starring role.
Millions of visitors are projected to swarm states within the eclipse path, right at the time wildfire danger and summer tourism is reaching its apex.
NASA invites eclipse viewers around the country to participate in a nationwide science experiment by collecting cloud and air temperature data and reporting it via their phones.
What to expect, where to go and how to watch the greatest solar eclipse in America's history.
It was midafternoon, but it was dark in an area in Boulder, Colorado on Aug. 3, 1998. A thick cloud appeared overhead and dimmed the land below for more than 30 minutes. Well-calibrated radiometers showed that there were very low levels...Show More Summary
Well, the short answer is that they don’t happen all that often and when they do, they’ve visible from only a small bit of Earth. Joss Fong elaborates in a video for Vox. The next total solar eclipse to visit the US will be in 2024. If an eclipse happens to come to your town, you’re lucky. Show More Summary
If you miss this total eclipse, your next opportunity in North America will be April 8, 2024.