Brains On! Everything You Need to Know About the Solar Eclipse

Here in the United States we have total solar eclipse fever — that’s because on Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible on a path from Oregon on the west coast to South Carolina on the east coast.

And the rest of the country will get a glimpse at a partial eclipse. This is the first solar eclipse to go across the US since 1979.

(Wondering how much of the eclipse you’ll be able to see? Find out here.)


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