Solar Eclipse

When is the solar eclipse UK time and how to watch it?

Today, people across the USA will be treated to the first total solar eclipse to be seen from coast-to-coast for 99 years.<p>The solar eclipse will be …

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Can You Photograph the Solar Eclipse With Your Phone or Tablet?

The total solar eclipse of 2017 is upon us, and many people are asking: Can I photograph the phenomenon with my cell phone or tablet? With a few …

Astronomy

This man is warning people not to look up during the solar eclipse for a very important (and sad) reason

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll know August 21st brings a rare celestial sighting: The first total solar eclipse in 99 years. Cool, right? …

Astronomy

The total solar eclipse 2017 eve gets weird

Just hours before the moon blocks out the sun in a traveling celestial show across the US, things are already getting strange.<p>Laramie, Wyoming, the least populous state in the US, is about to see its population double, literally overnight, as eclipse fans flood the college town to see the solar …

Astronomy

Here's How to Tell--to the Second--When You Should Stop Working and Watch Today's Solar Eclipse

Whatever you do, don't treat this like an ordinary day.<p>Today's solar eclipse is a uniquely American phenomenon. At least a partial eclipse will be visible throughout the continental United States, and nowhere else. You probably have friends or maybe even family who've made the trek to somewhere in …

Astronomy

The 1979 Solar Eclipse Ended With A Heartbreaking Wish For The Future

Nearly 40 years ago, one TV anchor shared an optimistic hope for 2017.<p>It was a simple message of hope for the future.<p>As ABC’s coverage of the 1979 total eclipse of the sun concluded, anchor Frank Reynolds noted that the next one visible from the United States would take place on Aug. 21, …

Media Industry

Marketers Jump On Eclipse Bandwagon

Marketers are taking full advantage of the fervor surrounding Monday’s solar eclipse, even if some of the connections between brands and the …

Advertising Industry

How to experience the solar eclipse in New York

New Yorkers and folks all across the US are ready for today’s epic moon shadow.<p>New York’s view of the “Great American Eclipse” — when the moon will …

New York City

Your Horoscope This Week

Hang on to your eclipse glasses. The <i>day</i> has finally arrived as this Monday marks the insanely buzzed-about total solar eclipse in Leo. While there are two solar eclipses every year, this one is the first to be visible in the United States since 1979. Those fortunate enough to have scored an Airbnb …

Astrology

What Happens to Your Eyes If You Look Directly at the Sun During a Solar Eclipse?

For the first time in U.S. history, a solar eclipse will travel exclusively across America, enabling millions of people to view the moon block out …

News (U.S.)

Heavenly influence: how an eclipse affects events on Earth

A total solar eclipse has always had the power to fascinate humans and affect the actions, purses, thoughts and knowledge of humans all over the world<p>While not in the ways claimed by astrologers, it can’t be denied that the motions of the heavens sometimes have a strong influence on events on …

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Got Clouds? How to Watch Today's Total Solar Eclipse Online

Here are the details about when and where today's solar eclipse will be happening. If the weather gods aren't behaving, there are options for …

Astronomy

How, when and where to watch Monday's solar eclipse in Canada

Millions of Canadians will be treated to a rare celestial event on Monday, when the full moon lines up between the sun and Earth.<p>Here’s everything …

Canadian News

Solar eclipse live stream: Here’s where to watch online, from NASA to Twitter

In case you haven’t noticed, eclipse fever has swept the nation, and with good reason. Monday’s astronomical event will be the first total solar eclipse in the contiguous United States since 1979. The eclipse will be visible from across the country beginning in Lincoln City, Oregon (home to the …

Astronomy

Here's how to watch the solar eclipse on TV or online, since actually looking at it could ruin your vision

A total solar eclipse is happening in the U.S. on Monday, and it’s an event that’s 99 years in the making. Needless to say, it’s pretty darn …

Total Solar Eclipse

What Happens If It's Cloudy During The Solar Eclipse? Don't Freak Out Just Yet

If it seems like people are making a Big Deal out of Monday's solar eclipse, that's because Monday's solar eclipse <i>is</i> a big deal. For the first time …

American Astronomical Society

10 things in tech you need to know today

Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesThe head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer.<p>Good morning! Here’s the tech news you need to know to start your …

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Android O reveal will be timed around the same time as the total solar eclipse

Adding to the already existing enthusiasm over the <b>solar eclipse</b> and the release of <b>Android O</b>, Evan Blass has <b>teased a new image</b> with the Android bot …

Android O

Keeping Your Pets Safe During Monday's Total Solar Eclipse

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Solar specs are an absolute must if you want to safely view Monday’s solar eclipse.<p>But what if your furry friends want in on …

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What the solar eclipse will look like, wherever you are in the US

You’ve got the glasses. The playlist. Cameras at the ready. You’re all set for the solar eclipse on Monday (Aug. 21)—unless, you’re not. The eclipse is only due to last a handful of minutes, and another one won’t swing around for several years. Here’s how to double-check that your view of it will …

Astronomy

Total solar eclipses used to be terrifying events — here's how ancient cultures explained them

On August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible across parts of the United States.<p>As the Earth and moon sweep through space in their annual journey around the sun, the three bodies align in such a way that the Earth passes into the shadow of the moon. Observers then witness a sun that is …

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How to Make a Pinhole Viewer for the Total Solar Eclipse, and What to Do While You Wait for Totality

Solar eclipses take time. What you will see in the middle of the event will vary enormously depending on where you are located, but from every …

Astronomy

The Atlantic Claims Monday's Solar Eclipse is Racist

Return your solar eclipse glasses and cancel your sun-watching parties, America. According to the <i>Atlantic,</i>, Monday's predicted total solar eclipse …

Conservative View

The Solar Eclipse Is Going to Be the Live Streaming Event of the Century

Tomorrow, the Solar Eclipse of the Century will darken America (your office) for two minutes. Of course this means that NASA, partnering with …

Livestreaming

Should You Keep Your Pets Indoors During the Solar Eclipse? | Mental Floss

By now, you probably know what you’ll be doing on August 21, when a total solar eclipse makes its way across the continental United States. You’ve …

Pets

Walter Cronkite reports on the 1979 solar eclipse

The last total solar eclipse in the US and Canada took place in February 1979. Here’s Walter Cronkite’s original report on the eclipse for the CBS …

As solar eclipse approaches, electricity grid braces for disruption

As people marvel over the total eclipse on Monday, grid operators across North America are braced for a disruption in the intensity of the sun’s energy reaching solar-generating stations, forcing them to take measures to ensure continued reliability.<p>As the moon positions itself in a direct line …

Energy

What's the difference between a solar and lunar eclipse?

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Friday, August 18 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-08-19 01:43:16 GMT<p>With support from NASA, Google, and …

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Why People Are Straight-Up Obsessed With Chasing Total Eclipses

E ver since I can remember, my mother has been straight-up obsessed with chasing solar eclipses. Her fascination propelled my family on trips to …

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How to watch a total solar eclipse: Tips from the Faroe Islands

Ahead of Monday's eclipse in the US, here are four tips from the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic, which experienced one in 2015.

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