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Learn how to view a solar eclipse safely. (En español.)
As the moon passes in front of the Sun, the eclipse goes through stages that provide an evolving spectacle, two plus hours of steadily changing views. Click on the images to see what you can see. (En español.)
by Rob Rothfarb • February 27, 2016
Total Solar Eclipse, the Exploratorium's first mobile app incorporating our live webcasting programs, is now available for Android phone and tablet users on Google Play.
by Emma Bailey • February 22, 2016
Moon pies, playlists, and live streaming! The 2017 total solar eclipse is happening on August 21. Here's how to throw an out-of-this-world viewing party.
Model a total solar eclipse using the real sun!
A total solar eclipse is a cosmic coincidence with stunning visual effects for viewers on Earth. What causes this extraordinary phenomenon?
by Emma Bailey • February 17, 2016
If you stood in one place and waited for a total solar eclipse, how long would you be waiting? Learn this and four other amazing facts about this upcoming astronomical phenomena. (En español.)
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