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  • August 23, 2017

    5 winners and 3 losers from the total solar eclipse

    It wasn’t just an astronomical event — it was a huge opportunity for science education and money-making that America seized with gusto.

  • August 22, 2017

    The total solar eclipse made everything feel big again

    I drove nine hours to see a few minutes of totality in South Carolina. It was worth it.

  • August 22, 2017

    America’s solar eclipse might have been the most watched in history

    Millions got outside to see Monday’s eclipse, and millions more watched online.

  • August 21, 2017

    Live photos: watch the total solar eclipse unfold across the country

    Today, millions of Americans will watch the total solar eclipse that will hurtle across America at about 2,000 miles per hour.

  • August 21, 2017

    I spent the eclipse with Asheville’s witches

    For some witches, the eclipse was about banishing negativity. For others, it was about "overthrowing princes.”

  • August 21, 2017

    Social media’s eclipse party featured jokes, goats, and lots of marketing

    Twitter’s brand game ranged from clever to corny.

  • August 21, 2017

    Bonnie Tyler staged a total eclipse of the iTunes chart

    Thirty-four years after its release, Bonnie Tyler’s "Total Eclipse of the Heart" is the No. 1 song on iTunes.

  • August 21, 2017

    Donald Trump looked at the eclipse without glasses

    Trump ignored the advice of scientists and public health officials around the country.

  • August 21, 2017

    “The eclipse is racist”: how one bad article sparked a conservative pile-on

    A solar eclipse metaphor gone terribly wrong.

  • August 21, 2017

    National parks are already setting attendance records. Now come the eclipse chasers.

    Here’s how the 20 national parks on the path of totality are preparing.

  • August 21, 2017

    When is the next total solar eclipse?

    Every total solar eclipse to come to North America this century, mapped.

  • August 21, 2017

    A solar eclipse is coming to America. Here’s what you’ll see where you live.

  • August 21, 2017

    Why a total solar eclipse is a life-changing event, according to 8 eclipse chasers

    “You never forget your first kiss … you always remember your first time in the shadow,” says one eclipse chaser.

  • August 21, 2017

    Watching a total solar eclipse for the first time? Here are 8 tips from the pros.

    For the love of all good things, do not try to photograph the total solar eclipse.

  • August 21, 2017

    Total solar eclipse 2017: how to live stream at home

    Don’t miss NASA’s special coverage featuring rare high-altitude footage from balloons and aircraft.

  • August 21, 2017

    When the dragon ate the sun: how ancient peoples interpreted solar eclipses

    In an eclipse, the sun abandons the world. Here’s what the ancient world thought that meant.

  • August 20, 2017

    34 photos that show the wonder of solar eclipses around the world

    Don’t worry about your nerdy eclipse glasses. These people didn’t.

  • August 20, 2017

    Solar eclipse 2017: how the solar power industry is prepping for a huge blip

    Solar producers in California and North Carolina will be hardest hit by the eclipse.

  • August 20, 2017

    Why you absolutely cannot stare at the sun without eclipse glasses, explained

    Stocks of eclipse glasses are running low. That’s not an excuse to forgo eye protection.

  • August 18, 2017

    Why the total eclipse has solar physicists very excited

    It’s a unique opportunity to try to solve the mysteries of the sun’s atmosphere.

  • August 18, 2017

    Total solar eclipse 2017: everything you need to know

    20 questions you were embarrassed to ask about the August eclipse, answered.

  • August 18, 2017

    NASA has mapped every eclipse that will occur for the next 1,000 years

    There will be a total solar eclipse January 27, 2837. Here’s how we know.

  • August 18, 2017

    Solar eclipses have been a science fiction theme for thousands of years

    How storytellers throughout history have used the phenomenon to portray terror, emotional stakes, and more.

  • August 17, 2017

    Solar eclipse 2017: The best places to see the rare phenomenon

    NASA produced these extremely accurate maps of the 2017 solar eclipse.

  • August 17, 2017

    These gorgeous posters of national parks will make you excited for the solar eclipse

    "Go for the sun & stay for the stars."