eclipse

  • Man claims vision loss after viewing eclipse with bogus glasses

    A California man has lost some of his vision after looking at last week’s solar eclipse with glasses that were said to be bogus. Dr. Raj Maturi, an ophthalmologist at the Midwest Eye Institute in Indianapolis, Ind., who tracked eclipse cases, told the Indy Star that the man suffered “significant vision loss”...
  • Treasury Secretary’s flight to Kentucky being investigated

    The Treasury Department’s inspector general is looking into Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s use of a government plane last week to fly to Kentucky with his wife to view the solar eclipse. Counsel Rich Delmar told The Washington Post Thursday that the inspector general’s office is reviewing the circumstances of the...
  • Fake eclipse glasses injure California man’s eyes

    INDIANAPOLIS – The dire and widespread warnings about looking into the sun during Aug. 21’s partial solar eclipse have warded off all but a few passing problems for people’s eyesight, area doctors said. In the days after the eclipse – 91% of the sun was obscured at its peak...
  • President Trump Tweets “The Best Eclipse Ever” Featuring Barack Obama!!!

    Donald Trump has re-tweeted a photo of himself “eclipsing” Barack Obama. “The best eclipse ever,” the meme reads, showing a picture of the grinning US President, in full colour, moving in front of an image of the former President, who is shown in black and white. It came after Mr Trump...
  • Rapper cancels concert abruptly after telling fans he stared at eclipse

    Joey Bada$$, a hip-hop artist who has earned praise from Malia Obama, asked his Twitter followers if he was “crazy” for staring at the solar eclipse without protective glasses — then canceled his upcoming performances. “Am I crazy for watching the eclipse today w no glasses?” the rapper tweeted. “I’ve sungazed before and...
  • How to tell if the solar eclipse damaged your eyes

    Many watchers of Monday’s solar eclipse may have glanced at the sun without proper eye protection, if only for a brief moment. This can be dangerous, as looking directly at the sun can cause eye damage. But how do you know if you’ve hurt your eyes? The solar eclipse wowed viewers across the...
  • President Trump looks directly at solar eclipse without glasses, despite several warnings!

    President Trump might have fried his eyes, ’cause he looked right at the solar eclipse without special glasses … even though his daughter, Ivanka, did a PSA for just that. Trump was seen checking out the eclipse Monday with Melania and his son, Barron, from the Truman Balcony of the White...
  • Video: SkyDivers caught Solar Eclipse in the air!

    Six professional wingsuit jumpers experienced the total solar eclipse from midair 14,000 feet above Madras, Ore. on Monday — a stunt they say is the first of its kind. Video captured by OutsideTV shows them jumping at 10:18 a.m. local time — 30 seconds before the eclipse reached totality. They traveled at a...
  • Watch The Solar Eclipse Online

    It’s the must-see event of the year. Today, the continental U.S. will witness a total solar eclipse—the first since 1979. For those unable to see it in person, no fear: TIME‘s editor at large Jeffrey Kluger is hosting a live-stream with spaceflight historian Amy Shira Teitel starting at 12 p.m. ET. NASA is also...