Now I Get It: Total solar eclipse

On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the continental U.S., creating an awe-inspiring sight. It’s the first time in almost a century that the celestial phenomenon has occurred from coast to coast, and it will create a huge opportunity for NASA scientists to study the unknowns about the solar atmosphere. Find out where you can see the full eclipse, and remember to protect your eyes with special-purpose solar filters.