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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…

9 months 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…

10 months 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…

2 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,…

4 years ago

Kicking Off Eclipse Season: Our Guide to the September 13th Partial Solar Eclipse

Eclipse season 2 of 2 for 2015 is nigh this weekend, book-ended by a partial solar eclipse on September 13th,…

5 years ago

Mind-Bending View of a Solar Eclipse from the Stratosphere

What does a solar eclipse look like from a fast-flying Falcon 7X jet at 14,000 meters (48,000 feet)? French journalist…

5 years ago