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  • Lake Oswego Gave Out Possibly Blindness-Inducing Eclipse Glasses

    August 19, 2017 7:40 PM 16

    "We recommend you DO NOT use the free glasses the City provided to view the sun or the solar eclipse." "NO!" say the experts, warning that there's a very good chance you will lose part of your vision if you don't use them. An Oregon man, Lou Tomososki, has become the face of the Wear Your Glasses campaign. As an indestructible high school student in 1962 he and a buddy

  • Here Are the Best Last-Minute Spots to Watch the Solar Eclipse

    August 18, 2017 6:39 PM 18

    It's not too late to book a trip to watch the first total solar eclipse in the U.S. since 1979. Several spots along the eclipse's "path of totality," where the moon will completely obscure the sun, still offer hotels or camping sites for those making last-minute plans. Lucky residents in the path of totality, which runs from Oregon to South Carolina

  • These visual aids show you exactly what the eclipse will look like in your location

    August 18, 2017 2:14 PM 30

    There’s no shortage of great resources to learn about the highly anticipated total solar eclipse happening on Aug. 21 (now just a few days away!). We’ve discussed what to expect both here in Washington and other parts of the country. If you’re just starting to tune in, or are still looking for a visual guide to the eclipse at your viewing location, a couple

  • How to Make Your Own Solar Eclipse Viewer

    August 18, 2017 2:02 PM 25

    Would-be solar eclipse observers across the continental United States have been buying up eclipse glasses to safely view the celestial event on Monday. But you can also make your own perfectly safe solar eclipse viewer at home, no special glasses necessary. As NASA Solar Eclipse Educator Charles Fulco explained to TIME for Kids kid reporter Caroline

  • Total Solar Eclipse in the County

    August 17, 2017 10:27 PM 10

    “Ordinary sunglasses would not be safe, they’re not strong enough to protect your eyes.” Amanda Morgan is a medical office specialist at Pines health services. She is putting out a warning to those eager for the eclipse to be prepared for the event. “What would be safe is to use special designed solar eclipse glasses. According to Dr Whiting at Pines

  • Cassini Saturn probe preps for last hurrah

    August 17, 2017 2:30 PM 23

    After orbiting Saturn for more than 13 years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting ready to say goodbye. On Monday (Aug. 14), Cassini made the first of five passes through Saturn's upper atmosphere, kicking off the last phase of the mission's "Grand Finale." After completing those five dives, Cassini will come back around again one last time, plunging

  • TEST YOURSELF: How much do you know about the total solar eclipse? Take the quiz!

    August 17, 2017 10:16 AM 10

    Total solar eclipse to move across United States DETROIT - By now you've probably heard that on Monday a total solar eclipse will move across the United States. It's an amazing phenomenon that has raised some pretty amazing questions and created some more along the way. 4. T/F: Solar eclipses that happen six months after your birthday or on your birthday

  • Here’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years

    August 16, 2017 1:00 PM 18

    A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that's been called the "Great American Eclipse." You can find a detailed map showing the path of the eclipse here. But if you live in a place that won't see the total eclipse or even a partial eclipse, don't worry: It won't be the last time the U.S. — and the rest of the world

  • Ask All Your Solar Eclipse Questions During a Reddit AMA With TIME's Jeffrey Kluger

    August 15, 2017 6:34 PM 22

    A much-anticipated total solar eclipse will cross the American sky from coast to coast on Aug. 21 in an event being dubbed the "Great American Eclipse" — and here to answer all your questions about the rare phenomenon is TIME editor-at-large Jeffrey Kluger. Kluger, who has covered space and science at TIME for more than 20 years, will answer questions

  • RECALL ALERT: Eclipse glasses sold at McClung Museum recalled

    August 15, 2017 3:21 PM 43

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Solar eclipse glasses sold at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, McClung Museum Store are among those recalled by Amazon. Amazon emailed several customers a safety product notification about the eclipse glasses that were labeled as ISO certified and CE approved, but not recommended by NASA. According to UT officials, almost