This Is How YOU Can Do Science During the Great American Eclipse

Professional and amateur astronomers will unite this August, taking part in several crowdsourced science projects to get the most out of the solar eclipse that will dazzle the US.

January 20, 2017
7:00 AM EST
The shadow of the moon during a solar eclipse as seen from the International Space Station (NASA)
Make sure to bring solar eclipse glasses with you. Only the total phase of the eclipse -- typically just a minute or two -- is safe to view with unprotected eyes. | Credit: NASA