Countdown to August 21
We're sure you know by now that a total solar eclipse will make its way from Oregon to South Carolina on Monday, August 21, but are you prepared? Eleven states are in the path of total darkness. KMUW has information on the proper ways to watch a solar eclipse, historical context, and ways to mark this much-anticipated celestial event.
And on August 21, you can follow the astronomical phenomenon's journey across America along with KMUW, Kansas News Service, and NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.
In the meantime, peruse our stories below, including Deborah Shaar's feature on How To Watch A Solar Eclipse Safely
, Beth Golay's Marginalia interview with David Baron
, author of American Eclipse
, and here are some great resources from our friends at SciFri