Standing in the Light



Solar System & Astronomy Programs Across the US: A Quick Guide

Our understanding of the solar system, astronomy, and astrophysics has expanded exponentially over the centuries. That is largely thanks to...


Solar “Viewing” Glasses: 4 Reasons to View The Sun (That Aren't an Eclipse)

Since the dawn of mankind, humans have been looking up to the heavens with an unwavering curiosity. While science has...


Fun Ways to Have an Amazing Hometown Eclipse Party

The next total solar eclipse to be observable from the United States will be on April 8, 2024. The path of totality runs from the Northeast through the Midwest and across Central and Western Texas, with the center line cutting through some of the best towns in America. If you happen to live in one of those towns, the total eclipse is a great opportunity to show off what you’re neck of the woods has to offer, and you may even be able to throw an eclipse party that celebrates your hometown pride.

Here are a few of the towns that will fall within the path of totality for the total eclipse in 2024, and some ways that you can make the most of the experience, whether you’re a resident or just visiting.


The “Center Line” Eclipse Gear Guide | Where You Can See an Eclipse

If you’re interested in seeing an eclipse from the best possible vantage point, you need to seek out what is...


After-Eclipse: Make The Most of the 90 Minutes After The Event

A solar eclipse can be one of nature’s most awe-inspiring phenomena. That’s why each time an eclipse comes around, tens...