A Solar Eclipse Unlike Any You've Ever Seen

During a total solar eclipse, our view of the Sun's disk is blocked entirely by the Moon. The Sun's corona, however, remains very much in view – a roiling wreath of spellbinding atmospheric activity. » 5/10/13 12:48pm 5/10/13 12:48pm

A stunning solar eclipse video unlike any you've ever seen

Last month, residents of northern Australia had an exclusive opportunity to observe Earth's last total solar eclipse until 2015. Photographer Colin Legg captured the event on camera and produced the beautiful timelapse video pictured up top. It's a remarkably simple clip, and over in a matter of seconds, but it's… » 12/11/12 3:09pm 12/11/12 3:09pm

Today's is the last total solar eclipse until 2015 — here's how to watch

Do you live in northern Australia? Lucky you — you're one of the few people on Earth who will be able to watch today's solar eclipse in person. For everyone else, your best bet is to watch it unfold online. The total solar eclipse (the last to occur before March 2015) is set to begin today at 15:35 ET (20:35 GMT). Hit… » 11/13/12 10:35am 11/13/12 10:35am

Black hole opening up over Antarctica is the most awesome eclipse photo…

Back in 2003, photographer and astronomer Fred Bruenjes traveled to the depths of Antarctica in search of a total eclipse. For his troubles, he got this absolutely astonishing image of the eclipse ripping a hole in space above Antarctica. » 1/16/11 4:00pm 1/16/11 4:00pm