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Sacramento Bee
1 week ago
California

When is the next solar eclipse? Will it be visible in California? What you need to know

Total solar eclipses are rare events with the next one visible in the contiguous United States in 2044.
Solar eclipses come in three main types: total, partial, and annular, occurring between two to five times a year globally. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 week ago
Los Angeles

A solar eclipse is happening today in California. How to get the best view

Millions in the U.S. will witness a total solar eclipse, with California experiencing a partial one.
Partial solar eclipse allows observation of Earth, sun, and moon in unique interaction. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
Science

The 'devil comet' is visible in the night sky, and is sticking around for the eclipse

The comet 12P/Pons-Brooks can be seen from Earth coinciding with a total solar eclipse.
The comet is known for colorful flare-ups and a horseshoe-shape, earning the nickname 'devil comet'. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
OMG science

Someday, Earth Will Have a Final Total Solar Eclipse

The moon is gradually drifting away from Earth, leading to the eventual disappearance of total solar eclipses.
The process of the moon moving away from Earth is influenced by gravitational interactions and has been ongoing for billions of years. [ more ]
time.com
1 week ago
OMG science

Will the Solar Eclipse Affect Cell Service?

State officials warn of potential cell phone outages during the total solar eclipse due to network overload.
Rural areas are particularly vulnerable to disruptions during events like the eclipse due to limited network capacity for sudden influxes of tourists. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 weeks ago
OMG science

Here are the winners and losers when it comes to clouds for Monday's eclipse

Cloud forecasting for total solar eclipses is challenging due to various factors like localized cloud formations and limited atmospheric profile data.
Accuracy in cloud forecasting is vital for eclipse viewers as even brief cloud cover during totality can hinder visibility. [ more ]
time.com
3 weeks ago
OMG science

Here's What Determines How Long the Total Eclipse Will Last in Your Location

Radar Base, Texas will experience 4 minutes and 27 seconds of totality during an upcoming eclipse.
The duration of a total solar eclipse depends on factors like the Earth's orbit, the moon's orbit, and the observer's location. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 weeks ago
OMG science

Solar Eclipse Experiment Will Fly a Kite to Avoid Cloudy Skies

The Solar Wind Sherpas team travels worldwide to observe total solar eclipses, facing challenges like clouds obstructing their view.
The team plans to use a kite loaded with instruments to view the sun's corona during the upcoming solar eclipse in North America. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 weeks ago
OMG science

How Do Animals Respond to a Total Solar Eclipse?

Animals react to solar eclipses by assuming night has fallen and quickly returning to their normal routines.
Gathering scientific data on animals' behaviors during eclipses is challenging due to the rarity of such events. [ more ]
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www.scientificamerican.com
1 week ago
Science

What Were the Red Dots around the Total Solar Eclipse?

Skywatchers saw red prominences during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024.
A total solar eclipse offers a rare opportunity to observe the sun's corona and prominences. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 week ago
Science

What Scientific American Saw in the Solar Eclipse's Path of Totality

Experiencing a total solar eclipse can evoke strong emotions of euphoria and relief.
Weather conditions play a crucial role in the visibility and enjoyment of a total solar eclipse. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 week ago
Science

The Solar Eclipse Is Almost Here: Everything You Need to Know

The total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, will create a dramatic and awe-inspiring sight with features like the corona and prominences.
Even those not in the path of totality can witness a partial eclipse, which will still be a captivating event across the U.S. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
Science

How to make the most of next week's solar eclipse : Short Wave

Total solar eclipse will occur on April 8, 2024, visible from Texas to Maine.
Eye protection is crucial for safe viewing of any solar eclipse. [ more ]
Kqed
2 months ago
Science

How to See the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse | KQED

The last total solar eclipse over the U.S. was in 2017
The Bay Area will experience a partial solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 [ more ]
New York Yankees
newyorkupstate
1 week ago
New York Yankees

Total solar eclipse delays Yankees-Marlins series opener (4/8/2024): Time, channel, how to watch

The New York Yankees game against the Miami Marlins has been delayed by 4 hours due to a total solar eclipse.
The Yankees are currently at the top of the MLB with an 8-2 record. [ more ]
NBC New York
2 weeks ago
New York Yankees

Yankees will not play through solar eclipse after changing game's start time

The New York Yankees changed the start time of their game to avoid coinciding with a total solar eclipse.
Ticketholders will receive the planned giveaways even with the changed game time. [ more ]
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GameSpot
1 week ago
Video games

The Best Gaming Eclipse Memes Until We Do This Again In 2044

The total solar eclipse passing through the US is a rare and special event.
Digital Eclipse is holding a digital giveaway on social media channels. [ more ]
Poynter
1 week ago
Austin

Gannett journalists in the solar eclipse's path go on strike - Poynter

Journalists at Gannett newsrooms in Austin and Rochester go on strike during the total solar eclipse.
Austin and Rochester reporters continue strike over stalled contract negotiations despite eclipse coverage plans. [ more ]
time.com
1 week ago
OMG science

Here's What a Solar Eclipse Looks Like From Space

Astronauts experience the overview effect when viewing Earth from space, but solar eclipses appear unsettling from that perspective.
The total solar eclipse occurs due to the moon blocking out the sun, creating a dramatic cosmic event visible on Earth but appearing as a dark spot from space. [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
OMG science

See the 2024 Solar Eclipse's Path of Totality

The total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, will cross through North America, visible in parts of Mexico, the United States, and Canada.
The eclipse will enter the U.S. in Texas, travel through several states, and exit in Maine, with the longest duration of totality near Torreon, Mexico. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Photography

Partial Solar Eclipse Over San Francisco

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, with the last visible from the contiguous United States until 2044.
Only a partial eclipse will be visible in the San Francisco Bay Area, with the Moon appearing to take a bite out of the Sun. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
1 week ago
Canada news

How to watch the solar eclipse on CBC | CBC News

Live special coverage of total solar eclipse in Canada on CBC News platforms.
Opportunity to submit questions for a planetary scientist before the show on April 6. [ more ]
time.com
1 week ago
OMG science

What Time to See the Solar Eclipse Broken Down by State

Tens of millions of people will witness the total solar eclipse in the U.S.
The eclipse path covers several states with specific timings for viewing. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 weeks ago
Coronavirus

These Cold WarEra Jets Will Chase the Eclipse to Uncover the Sun's Mysteries

Total solar eclipse crossing the United States on April 8, 2024.
Studies on solar corona's temperature variation and energy transfer. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 weeks ago
Science

Here's Where You Can Watch the Total Solar Eclipse

Livestreams will be available for the 2024 total solar eclipse for those outside the path of totality
Scientific American will provide a unique view of the eclipse using high-flying telescopes on NASA jets [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 weeks ago
Science

A Solar Eclipse Is Too Special to See Through Your Smartphone

Total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, expected to cover U.S., Mexico, and Canada.
Articles explaining why, where, what to expect, how to participate, and watch safely are available.
Emotional experiences during a total solar eclipse are described vividly by observers. [ more ]
theconversation.com
2 weeks ago
Science

To Ancient Maya, Solar Eclipses Signified Clashing Gods

Travel to a Dark Sky area to appreciate the beauty of celestial objects in the night sky.
Pre-modern societies accurately predicted lunar and solar eclipses, viewing the sky as orderly and cyclical. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 weeks ago
Science

Why Do Colors Change during a Solar Eclipse?

Total solar eclipse can cause the Purkinje effect, altering color perception due to changing light levels.
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www.scientificamerican.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Total Solar Eclipses Are Cosmic Coincidences That Won't Last Forever

Total solar eclipses are astronomically rare and rely on the unique relationship between Earth and the moon.
The dramatic effect of total solar eclipses is due to the precise proportions of the sun and moon and their distance from Earth. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Stunning Comet Could Photobomb This April's Total Solar Eclipse

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks may photobomb the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024.
Comet 12P is one of the brightest comets in history, making its closest approach to the sun on April 21, less than two weeks after the eclipse. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 month ago
OMG science

A Solar Eclipse, Cancer Treatments and Robots with AI

Total solar eclipse on April 8, last one until 2044, opportunity for scientific study
Advancements in cancer treatment with antibody-drug conjugates for targeted therapy [ more ]
Creative Bloq
2 weeks ago
Graphic design

NASA solar eclipse app might reveal the sun's true shape

SunSketcher app helps capture total solar eclipse moments safely with any smartphone.
Research into sun's oblateness through Baily's Beads phenomenon is crucial and data from the eclipse can assist. [ more ]
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
2 weeks ago
Data science

Harnessing the Eclipse for Community Building and Climate Action - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

A total solar eclipse is a unique and awe-inspiring experience, offering viewers a glimpse into space and an opportunity to see the sun's corona for over three minutes.
The upcoming total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, is special as the moon will be closer to Earth, resulting in a longer period of darkness for viewers. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
OMG science

Explosive 'devil comet' returns for 1st time in 71 years during April 8 eclipse, NASA says

A rare and massive comet known as the 'devil comet' will pass by Earth during the April 8 total solar eclipse.
Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks is a cryovolcanic comet with 'horns' made of ice and gas, heading for its brightest point on April 21. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 month ago
OMG science

The Eclipse Is Coming, and Solar Science Will Never Be the Same

Scientists eagerly await the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, for studying the sun's corona.
The corona, the sun's outer atmosphere, remains a mysterious and fascinating subject for astronomers. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 weeks ago
Music

Solar eclipse playlist: 20 songs to rock out to on your cosmic adventure | amNewYork

A playlist of 20 tracks for the total solar eclipse.
Variety of music genres included for different eclipse moods. [ more ]
Axios
2 weeks ago
Data science

Hundreds of schools are closing for next month's total eclipse

Schools across the U.S. are closing for the total solar eclipse on April 8.
Path of totality covers parts of 15 states, major cities to experience darkness.
Educational livestreams and science experiments planned during the eclipse. [ more ]
TODAY.com
4 weeks ago
Education

Why are some schools closing for the solar eclipse in April?

Rare total solar eclipse will cross North America on April 8, 2024, closing schools.
Safety concerns cited for school closures during the total solar eclipse. [ more ]
time.com
4 weeks ago
OMG science

How Cities Around the U.S. Are Celebrating the Eclipse

Millions of Americans are expected to view the total solar eclipse on April 8, leading to a significant economic impact.
Communities along the eclipse's path are preparing for the influx of visitors by implementing various initiatives and strategies. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
1 month ago
Photography

How to photograph the eclipse without frying your phone | CBC News

Proper equipment is essential for capturing the total solar eclipse safely and effectively.
Total solar eclipses are rare celestial events that require careful planning and equipment for photography. [ more ]
FlowingData
1 month ago
Photography

Where to see the total eclipse

Total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 - next one in 2045
Denise Lu's comprehensive eclipse map for the United States [ more ]
Chicago Sun-Times
1 month ago
Chicago White Sox

Excellent! Solar eclipse aligned for White Sox at Guardians home opener

Cleveland to experience a total solar eclipse during the White Sox home opener on April 8
200,000 visitors expected in Cleveland for the rare event
Sox players are largely unaware of the eclipse phenomenon, but some are looking forward to the unique experience. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Three Times That Solar Eclipses Transformed Science

Total solar eclipses have been observed throughout history and have inspired fear, wonder, and reverence.
Total solar eclipses have played a role in advancing our understanding of physics and the natural world. [ more ]
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