Eye Damage From The Eclipse Might Show Up The Next Day : Shots – Health News : NPR

If you heeded all the warnings, you're likely fine. But spots or blurred vision that shows up 12 hours later or the next day might be a sign the sun's direct rays permanently hurt the retina. Less than an hour after the Great American Eclipse completed its coast-to-coast show today, people's fascination with the sun …

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Solar eclipse from orbit: Crew on space station sees moon’s shadow | collectSPACE

As millions of people looked up to the sky to catch sight of the "Great American Eclipse," the six astronauts and cosmonauts on board the International Space Station gazed down to view the shadow of the moon darken the Earth below. The Expedition 52 crew witnessed the total solar eclipse from orbit, experiencing three distinct …

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Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark – The Washington Post

Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years. Veteran eclipse watchers warned the uninitiated to get ready to be …

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Chain restaurants, food companies offer Solar Eclipse themed fun

Everyone from Krispy Kreme and Denny's to MoonPie and a solitary McDonald's are into it. For Monday's big celestial event, several national fast-food chains are offering deals that can't be, um, eclipsed. With the sky doing dark from Oregon to South Carolina, the promotions will extend from doughnuts to sub sandwiches. Some could emerge from …

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Here’s how the solar eclipse could affect the US power grid

On August 21, 2017, parts of the United States will experience a total solar eclipse — when the moon crosses between the Earth and the sun, and blocks out the sun's light. The eclipse is bound to be an incredible experience. But since the moon will completely (and partially in some areas) cover the sun, it will pose challenges for …

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