Couldn't get enough of last year's incredible solar eclipse? The following infographic by RS Components will show you all you need to know to find the most exciting upcoming eclipse events. From the longest eclipse (6 minutes!), the best places to view them and the one time you can see two in one year, you will be able to plan for all the eclipses coming between now and 2075.[...]
I decided to add something new to the Weird Holidays & Observances section this year: Full Moon Names and Dates. Last year’s total solar eclipse piqued my interest in astronomy, a subject that’s always haunted me. It all stems from my inability to memorize the planets. I can’t keep them straight, nor can I remember...
Although August's total solar eclipse was over in minutes, analysis of the 50,000 photos uploaded to the Eclipse Megamovie website is a time-consuming job, so team leaders are asking citizen scientists for help.
From solar eclipses to Unicorn Frappuccinos, these are the headlines, events, and trends that dominated our screens in 2017.
Between the total solar eclipse, the supermoon, and potential space tourism, the moon was the distraction Americans needed in 2017.
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Although 2017 certainly saw its fair share of celestial spectacles, the past year in space will most likely be remembered for August's total solar eclipse, which infatuated people across North America. Read more this | Linking Blogs | Comments
From ice-caked cherry blossoms to the solar eclipse, it was amazing year to photograph weather around Washington.
When the solar eclipse swept across the continental U.S. in August, it carved a subtle, but noticeable path through our atmosphere. For the first time, researchers confirmed that that moon's shadow generates a pair of bow waves in Earth's ionosphere, similar to the wake a boat leaves as it travels through the water. Show More Summary
A total solar eclipse by itself isn't so unusual - the moon shades the Sun every 18 months, from the view of somewhere on Earth. But this year's "Great American Eclipse" was special simply for how much inhabited land it covered, crossing the length of America from Oregon to South Carolina. And that led to some amazing new scientific observations. More »
From revelations into Jupiter's Great Red Spot to a dazzling solar eclipse to an alien solar system with eight planets, 2017 was packed with space discoveries.
The summer of 2017 was pretty special for lots of people living in North America. On August 21st, a total solar eclipse was visible across a huge swath of the United States, and anticipation for the event was huge not only among the general public but also in the scientific community. Show More Summary
Even just four months after the eclipse, scientists have learned a ton from the day the sun went out.
The event in the Earth's upper atmosphere had been theorized before, but never detected.
From the astonishing solar eclipse that captivated millions across America to the end of the 20-year long Cassini spacecraft mission, 2017 was an astounding year for space discoveries. Read morelogs | Comments
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2017, was, um, interesting to say the least. In epic news that united North America, we experienced a historic solar eclipse. In less stellar news, we (barely) survived the first year of a super strange presidency and saw the #MeToo movement sweep the globe. Show More Summary
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President Trump has inspired a lot of memes during his first full year in office. Whether he was staring directly into the sun during the solar eclipse, pretending to drive a truck, or tossing paper towel rolls to hurricane victims, people on the internet found ways to insert some humor into all of the divisive politics. Show More Summary