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Thousands of people gathered in the Chilean region of La Araucanía on Monday to witness a solar eclipse, rejoicing in the rare experience even though visibility was limited because of cloudy skies. Skies were clear in northern Patagonia in Argentina, where people also watched the moon briefly block out the sun and plunge daytime into darkness.
People along a swath of southern Asia gazed at the sky in marvel on Thursday at a “ring of fire” solar eclipse.
Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday as a total eclipse of the sun darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina.
Summer in the Inland Northwest serves up a lot of eye candy for outdoor photographers. Nesting birds and newborn fawns turn a lot of heads. Moose pose like models. Our numerous water bodies are full of features to admire through the lens.
Monday’s total solar eclipse turned out to be a record-breaking event for Grand Teton National Park.
FISHING -- A week after wild fish activists announced a protest against net-pen fish farming in Puget Sound, the solar eclipse on Monday apparently contributed to whipping up tides that unleashed thousands of 10-pound Atlantic salmon into Bellingham Bay. Tribes, sportsmen and scientists have long...
WILDLIFE -- I'm hearing various reports from observant eclipse watchers who noticed changes in critter behavior during the event Monday morning. "Ducks in the nearby pond stopped dabbling, swallows began feeding again, then in the blink of an eye a strange other-worldly dim white light...
Slackliner Alex Mason of the San Francisco Bay area, walked through totality today with nothing but a ribbon between him and the rocks far below in the brief eclipse of darkness in Wyoming. According to the Red Bull Content Pool, Mason rigged a line through...
Three days after going dark on social media, the pop star put out more clues leading to a possible single drop Monday, the day of the big solar eclipse. And if the lyric-sharing site Genius is to be believed, the tune is titled “Timeless.” The title was teased there but taken down later Monday.
About last week's reference to the sun, and Bruce Springsteen...
The dog days of summer are being interrupted by more news than usual.
More than 110 U.S. Postal Service offices are offering special postmarks for Monday’s total solar eclipse.
High air pressure anchored to the south of the Pacific Northwest will bring dry, sunny conditions for Monday’s solar eclipse
Traffic is already a headache in central Oregon as thousands of people arrive before Monday’s total solar eclipse.
Some of the nicest weather of the summer is expected through the weekend and will continue for Monday’s arrival of a total solar eclipse
SKY WATCHING -- An educational twist to viewing the Aug. 1 solar eclipse is being organized for two sites in the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area as well as the Kettle Falls library. This solar eclipse, which last occurred in 1918, will cross North America...
For those who can’t purchase special glasses to view the sun safely, Tyson recommends holding a spaghetti strainer to the ground and looking at the images it creates below, like a pinhole camera.
It’s time to make your final preparations for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse
State warns of traffic mess from folks headed south to watch the eclipse.
If you’re going to watch a solar eclipse, you need to wear special glasses. There’s not anything different about the sun or its radiation during the eclipse – it’s just that our moms were right when they told us not to stare at the sun because it will hurt your eyes.