solar eclipse

Time-Lapse Video Reveals 10 Years of the Sun’s Life Crushed into One Stellar Hour

I forget the Sun is a star. I think we all do sometimes. It’s easy to take for granted. The…

4 months ago

Last Year’s Total Solar Eclipse on Earth, Seen From the Moon

On July 2, 2019, the Moon cast its shadow on the surface of the Earth. This time, the shadow's path…

4 months ago

Our Complete Guide to the July 2019 Total Solar Eclipse

You couldn't order up a geekier celestial scene from the cosmos. Next Tuesday on July 2nd, the second of three…

1 year ago

The First-Ever Film of a Total Solar Eclipse – in 1900 – was Just Discovered and Restored

The first film of a total solar eclipse has been restored by specialists at the British Film Institute (BFI) and…

1 year ago

The Solar Eclipse Caused a Bow Wave in Earth’s Atmosphere

Scientists have long predicted that an eclipse can create a bow wave in the ionosphere. The August 2017 eclipse, called…

3 years ago

Incredible Solar Eclipse Images From Our Readers

Holy moly, that was awesome! Incredible, fantastic, amazing...there just aren't the words to describe what it is like to experience…

3 years ago

NASA Live-Broadcasting 2017 Solar Eclipse!

NASA will be live-streaming their coverage of the 2017 Solar Eclipse today (August 21st, 2017) as it makes its way…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 448: Prepping for the Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, there's going to be a total eclipse of the Sun, visible to path that goes…

3 years ago

What is a Total Eclipse?

A total eclipses is an amazing sight, occurring whenever the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth (or the…

4 years ago

Why Aren’t There Eclipses Every Month?

If the Sun, Earth and Moon are lined up, shouldn't we get a lunar and solar eclipse every month? Clearly,…

5 years ago