If you currently exist (and chances are you probably do), you know about the solar eclipse happening today. The celestial event happens every couple years; this one’s path of totality will stretch from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Eclipse timeline from coast to coast#Eclipse #USA pic.twitter.com/xDU0ERDBop — Dr. Marion Thorpe (@MarionThorpe) August 21, 2017 […][...]
Myths about eclipses often serve as morality tales to warn against everything from incest to lying.[...]
While India wont be witnessing the total solar eclipse today, the rituals surrounding it will be followed.[...]
A diverse collection of work by mythologists has shown that the connections between eclipse and mythological figures like demons existed across races and cultures and are to date, commonly followed by mankind across the world.[...]
It's not just the skies that get dark when there's a total solar eclipse. So do we.
Modern science explains that the sun disappears because the moon is passing in fron[...]
Solar eclipse has always been feared or seen as a bad omen.[...]
Though ancient cultures across the world feared them, astronomers over the last 2000 years have worked hard to understand them scientifically.[...]