A Brief History Of Solar Eclipses, From 1900 To 2017 (Gallery)

Throughout history, scientists have used solar eclipses to answer some of the biggest questions about our world, from the basic elements that make it up to the nature of space and time itself. This year, researchers are turning a long list of instruments skyward to glean as much as they can from the darkened sky and sun's ghostly corona. And with researchers predicting the upcoming eclipse will be the most watched of all time, the public will also contribute valuable documentation and data to the scientific effort.

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