The eclipse will sweep along a path extending 6,800 miles across open waters to Chile and Argentina.
With special eye glasses or homemade boxes, tens of millions of people looked to the sky above the United States to witness a sight not seen in a lifetime: a total eclipse of the sun visible from coast to coast.
By PBS NewsHour
The president was joined by wife Melania, son Barron and top aides Monday afternoon to view the spectacle from the portico overlooking the South Lawn.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
For those unable to visit a spot on the 3,000-mile-long, 70-mile-wide path of totality, you’re in luck. In partnership with NOVA, NewsHour will be streaming the solar eclipse event all afternoon.
By Nsikan Akpan
For the first time in nearly a century, a total solar eclipse is casting a shadow from coast to coast and plunging millions of eager onlookers into temporary darkness. From the “first kiss” in Lincoln Beach, Oregon, to the final…
By Nsikan Akpan, Julia Griffin
If you plan to join the 5,000-year-old tradition of eclipse watching next Monday, here are five things you need to remember.
By Miles O'Brien
A dazzling spectacle will grace the United States from coast to coast on Monday, when the moon passes between the sun and earth, climaxing with momentary darkness. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the science and what…
By Anna Kusmer
Today’s instant global connectivity makes whole new kinds of citizen science possible during a solar eclipse.
By Nsikan Akpan
Amazon issued a recall for some eclipse glasses sold on its internet marketplace, but did not publicly list the offending vendors or brands.
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