The total solar eclipse on August 21st is required viewing because there won't be another like it until 2024, but unless you live in a narrow strip of the United States it's only going to be visible as a partial eclipse. The last time...Show More Summary
On 8/21, which is this coming Monday, the contiguous 48 United States will experience its first total solar eclipse since 1979. The full eclipse will be visible from 14 states; other states will only be able to see a partial eclipse. You can stream it online at various places no matter where you are. If…
On Aug. 21, a rare total solar eclipse will be visible from a narrow region spanning the United States. Find out just how much of the eclipse you will see and when the event will come to your area.
To celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse taking place on August 21st, videographer and artist Scott A. Stevenson (a.k.a. “WorldScott“) created a stunning timelapse video featuring three phases of a solar eclipse from 2012. Shot in November, 2012 near Cairns, Australia a total of 1,990 images in ultra high definition were taken over the course...
Check out where and when the next total solar eclipses will take place
Total solar eclipse mania is gripping the United States. Should the wide-eyed and unprotected hazard a peek?
Mark your calendars now: the next total solar eclipse is coming on Aug. 21. You don't want to miss it - considering the last time this happened in the US was in 1991. It's become such a must-see event that the solar eclipse has a nickname:...Show More Summary
Science can be a beautiful thing. A total solar eclipse is literally an astronomical event. It requires celestial bodies lining up perfectly over millions of miles. For us to see a total eclipse on the ground, we have to be lucky enough...Show More Summary
Don't make any rookie mistakes—or blind yourself—while viewing the upcoming eclipse.
On August 21st, the US is getting a total solar eclipse — when the moon crosses between the Earth and the sun, blocking out the sun's light — for the first time in decades. But only a 70-mile-wide streak of the country will see the eclipse...Show More Summary
Many ancient cultures worshipped the sun and moon, or at the very least saw them as supernatural beings. In the sky, their movement proceeded with a constancy and regularity that gave people a sense of order in the universe. In these societies, which universally imparted great significance to the...
Regional details are starting to come into focus.
People living along the solar eclipse path of totality have just a few days until their small towns are inundated with millions of tourists
Next week's solar eclipse will reveal the Sun's corona, nearby bright planets and stars, and, if we get extremely lucky, a comet!
On Monday, the total solar eclipse will occur in this nation, bringing with it one of the biggest driving distractions in U.S. history. The heightened concerns have law enforcement officials working with local TV and radio stations preparing...Show More Summary
Many cultures viewed the eclipse as the result of some spirit devouring the sun.
As America prepares for the eclipse on Aug. 21, here are some basic facts about the phenomenon.
On Monday local time, the Great American Eclipse will sweep across the United States. While a total solar eclipse may appear otherworldly and ethereal, there is a ton of science to suggest it is totally normal. But as evidenced by posts...Show More Summary
EarthSky used some of the most spine-tingling language I’ve ever read to describe what it’s like to see a total solar eclipse. Among other things, they described them as “other-worldly” events that reveal the sun’s corona and “its apparition-like appearance.” According to EarthSky, day won’t suddenly become night. It will be more like a haunting...