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See the highlights of totality from the total solar eclipse of March 8/9 2016! The Exploratorium and NASA went to Woleai, a tiny atoll in the Federated States of Micronesia, where we broadcast the eclipse live. Totality began at 11:38 a.m. on March 9 in Woleai, Micronesia, which was 5:38 p.m. on March 8 in San Francisco.

This hands-on science video explains Einstein���s light-bending concept using nothing more than a wine glass and an LED light representing a star.

Learn how to cast images of the sun using nothing more than a piece of paper and your hands!

There are many ways that you can safely enjoy a partial or total solar eclipse using items from around your house! Dr. Paul Doherty will show you a few of the easiest methods for safe solar viewing.

Dr. Paul Doherty will give you a demonstration on how the sun can burn a hole in your retina if you don't take the proper procausions when viewing a Solar Eclipse. Remember: Never look directly at the sun, even during a Partial Eclipse! To learn more about eclipses and safe viewing techniques, check out the various articles and videos on our Eclipse website. http://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse/

The Exploratorium has been bringing solar eclipses to world-wide audiences via live broadcasts since 1998. We'll be on site again to capture the 2016 Total Solar Eclipse from the remote Micronesian island of Woleai. Join us live from Micronesia on March 8, 2016 at 5 p.m. PST either online or at the Exploratorium���s free event! www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse/ We���ll also be broadcasting the 2017 eclipse; Stay tuned for more details!

On March 8, 2016, 5pm PST the Exploratorium will present a live webcast of the total solar eclipse in Micronesia. Join us here online or in person at the Exploratorium.

Whether you want to call it a ���Blood Moon���, ���Harvest Moon��� or a ���Supermoon��� ...the rare total Lunar Eclipse happening on September 27th hasn't happened in 32 years, and won't happen again for another 18 years. If you are on the west coast the eclipse will begin at 7:11 p.m. PDT Sunday evening and will last one hour and 12 minutes.

No importa como la llames: luna de sangre, luna de cosecha, o super luna, este domingo 27 de septiembre tendr��s chance de ver a nuestra bella luna como nunca! Se trata de un eclipse lunar excepcional, que no ha sucedido desde hace 32 a��os, y no volvera a suceder por 18 a��os mas! ���La luz roja que ilumina la Luna durante un eclipse es luz del Sol que emana de todos los atardeceres y amaneceres en la Tierra durante ese isntante!��� ��No te pierdas el D��a de la ingenier��a en el Exploratorium y ver el espectacular eclipse lunar!

On February 26, 1998, a total solar eclipse darkened skies in a swath stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic, across the Caribbean. From the island of Aruba, an Exploratorium team presented a live Webcast of this celestial event. At the time, Webcasting technology was in its infancy, and this first live Webcast ever of a solar eclipse broke existing records for the number of viewers. Watch the archived Webcast here, or just click on the images below for still photos of eclipse highlights.