solar eclipse

Atlantic Writer Claims Solar Eclipse Is ‘Racist’

Just before this week’s solar eclipse, a writer for the Atlantic implied the solar system was “racist” because the path of the eclipse fell across areas of the country populated mostly by white people.

A woman views a map showing the route of the sun crossing the United States during the Solar Eclipse Festival at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, California on August 19, 2017, two days before The Solar Eclipse on Monday August 21. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN …

Faith, Astrology, and the Total Solar Eclipse

While religious tradition teaches that eclipses may be bad omens, it is also true that during the time of greatest darkness, the most profound light may emerge

Total solar eclipse (Greg Wood / AFP / Getty)

School District: No Outdoor Recess During Eclipse

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district says children won’t be let outside for recess during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse because of the potential harm to students who look at the sun.

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Solar Eclipse Fades to Grey Over UK Skies

The solar eclipse promised to be a spectacular cosmic light show of the kind rarely seen, but for most of Britain the event was a damp squib, thanks to March’s characteristic cloud cover. For some amongst the millions of Britons who