Video: Why Next Week’s Total Eclipse Will Be Amazing

We’re building to a major celestial event next week when the first total solar eclipse will take place in North America since 1979. Between now and then, expect eclipse overload as everyone prepares for the event, which will unfold over the course of several hours on Monday, August 21. In this video, we find out more about what causes the eclipse and why this one should be especially spectacular.

Kraig Becker