How to take the best photos and videos of the solar eclipse – USA TODAY

CLOSE USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham talks to a Los Angeles astro photographer to get some advice on photographing the August 21 solar eclipse.   SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — The biggest photo event of the year is coming in August, and if you want to capture the total solar eclipse, you’ll want to stock up on … [Read more...]

How to safely view the total solar eclipse – AccuWeather.com

By Brian Lada, AccuWeather meteorologist and staff writer July 24, 2017, 12:08:26 PM EDT Viewing the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 does not only mean planning where to travel to see it, but also having the proper tools to view it safely. Eclipse glasses feature a specially designed pair of solar filters, which allow … [Read more...]

Want to view the solar eclipse? Here are some ways – Billings Gazette

BOZEMAN — Angela Des Jardins has worked for more than three years to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that she wants to share with as many folks as possible — the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. “If you don’t do it, you might really regret it later,” Des Jardins … [Read more...]

Energy industry wants to brighten solar market – San Francisco Chronicle

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Energy business owners, industry observers and environmentalists said they're optimistic an interim study will help advance an underused resource in the state. The legislative request to examine the economic benefit of solar power was approved July 7. State Reps. Forrest Bennett, D-Oklahoma City; … [Read more...]

25 burning questions about solar eclipses, answered – WTSP 10 News

The sun is seen partially covered by the moon on Easter Island, 3700 km off the Chilean coast in the Pacific Ocean, on July 11, 2010. A total solar eclipse began its 11,000 kilometer (6,800 mile) arc over the Pacific Sunday. (Photo: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images, 2010 AFP) The most hyped solar eclipse in American history … [Read more...]

Kids Can Prep for Total Solar Eclipse with ‘Space Racers’ Website – Space.com

The producers of the popular preschool show "Space Racers" have created a website to teach youngsters how to view the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. The coast-to-coast total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 will be memorable for children and adults alike. So the preschool show "Space Racers" launched a new website called … [Read more...]

Teens turn up the heat in annual solar car race – Dallas News (blog)

At the annual Solar Car Challenge, the sun is your friend -- even when that means a ride in 152-degree heat.  High schools from throughout the country -- and beyond -- wrapped up four days of competition Saturday at the Texas Motor Speedway. While the day's official high hit 101 degrees, racers encountered … [Read more...]

Jinko Solar Goes Parabolic – Seeking Alpha

Jinko Solar Goes ParabolicSeeking AlphaJinko Solar (JKS) shares are on a tear, even more so than most other solar names, what's going on? Well, for starters, it's the startling figures out of China, the country has exceeded all expectations and installed 24GW of new solar capacity in just ... … [Read more...]

Sun-eating demons? 7 bizarre (but brilliant) myths and superstitions about solar eclipses – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionSun-eating demons? 7 bizarre (but brilliant) myths and superstitions about solar eclipsesAtlanta Journal ConstitutionUnlike the myths above, some Italians have a more positive outlook on solar eclipses. It's believed that the flowers you plant during the solar eclipse grow to be more vibrant than … [Read more...]

2017 Solar Eclipse Science Will Star Planes, Radio Waves and Citizen Help – Space.com

This view of a 2010 total solar eclipse combines ground-based views (gray and white) taken from the South Pacific and space-based images from the SOHO spacecraft, which used a coronagraph to block out the sun and thus can't view as close to its surface. With the 2017 total solar eclipse only one month away, scientists … [Read more...]