If you haven’t already, you might want to mark your calendars for Aug 21, and make a special notation for oh, say, early afternoon, depending on your location. You’re in for one of the darker, stranger experiences of your life on this planet.
The Solar Glasses for Kids Program seeks to put glasses over the eyes of every local student and school staffer for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.
With many hotels and motels already fully booked for August's eclipse weekend, visitors and residents are turning to alternative methods to find a place to stay or make a little extra money.
Robert Pasken and a team of students will send high altitude balloons into the sky during the eclipse to research shadow bands. You can help by photographing the bands from the ground.
A total solar eclipse happens about every 18 months somewhere on the earth. But many times, those eclipses aren't visible in places that are p…
The area's eclipse task force is ready for the event - stockpiling glasses for schools, parks and others gearing up for the Aug. 21. event.
World-class sun expert Tim Brown, who used to watch the sky from a homemade observatory in Collinsville, said the two eclipses he saw were “spectacular.”
On Aug. 21, millions of people across the United States will have the opportunity to view a total solar eclipse, an astronomical event that has not happened in St. Louis since 1442.
On Aug. 21, officials say as many as 1 million people could descend on Missouri for a view of the total solar eclipse.
Get ready for solar eclipse mania. Destinations in the path of the Aug. 21 eclipse, which will be visible in the U.S. along a narrow path from Oregon to South Carolina, are going wild with plans for festivals, concerts and viewing parties. The path goes through parts of the St. Louis region. For more information on local plans, go to stltoday.com and search for total solar eclipse.
Some say that seeing a 99.9 percent partial eclipse instead of a total eclipse is like driving up to the gate of Grand Canyon National Park without viewing the actual canyon.
Since 1991, Sharon and Billy Hahs have chased 14 solar eclipses, all in different countries, and have managed to catch 11 of them.
St. Louis-area astronomers want their own unforgettable experience, and Aug. 21’s total solar eclipse provides the perfect stage.