All sorts of spooky and downright amazing things happen during a solar eclipse, and knowing what to look for makes the experience even better.
On Aug. 21, 2017 a total solar eclipse crossed the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. Check out our main eclipse page for everything you need know about that total solar eclipse, and check back here to see all our latest updates and coverage of solar eclipses in general.
Get out and enjoy the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, but be sure to protect your eyes, or suffer potentially devastating effects.
Here's a look at how the human eye works and why seeing an eclipse in person is so much better than looking at one in pictures.
During the total solar eclipse, skywatchers can see the corona: the hellish, mysterious outer atmosphere that NASA plans to probe in 2018.
During my mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), I shot what I was told was the first astronaut video of a partial eclipse.
Don’t miss the 2017 total solar eclipse because you’re stuck in traffic outside the path of totality or blanketed by a canopy of clouds.
Total eclipse of the heart, meet a total eclipse of the sun: Bonnie Tyler's iconic hit from the 80s is about to be in the right place at the right cosmic time.
The Aug. 21 total solar eclipse will have musical accompaniment at the Exploratorium science museum in San Francisco, featuring the acclaimed Kronos Quartet.
See amazing photos of solar eclipses from space as seen by astronauts and cosmonauts over the last 50 years.
With the right apps installed, your smartphone or tablet can be a powerful tool for planning and enjoying the Great American Solar Eclipse.
With eclipse day fast approaching, many are obviously concerned about how the weather will impact their viewing. Here's how it's looking for locations all along the path.
This is a story about how you can sometimes move mountains — or, in this case, airplanes — with a simple suggestion.
A new multisensory app and tactile guide help blind and visually impaired communities experience the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.