21 January 2019 lunar eclipse

On the night of 20/21 January 2019 there will be a total eclipse of the Moon, which will be viewable from many areas of the world. This will be worth making the effort to see, especially for my readers in the western USA and Canada for whom it will occur at a sociable hour. The… Continue reading 21 January 2019 lunar eclipse

Solar eclipse 21 August 2017 – America on the move

Around 200 million Americans live within a day's drive of the total eclipse path, the narrow band of territory from Oregon to South Carolina.  According to an article in The Atlantic, up to 7 million people, perhaps even people reading this, will travel to see Monday's total eclipse. They will join the 12 million who are… Continue reading Solar eclipse 21 August 2017 – America on the move

Solar Eclipse 21 August 2017

As nearly all of my readers, particular those who live in the US, will know, there will be a solar eclipse on 21 August. For lucky viewers in a narrow band of territory running West to East across the US, it will be visible as a total eclipse - when the Moon completely obscures the Sun… Continue reading Solar Eclipse 21 August 2017

Happy New Year from The Science Geek

Happy New Year to all my readers and followers. I hope that you all will continue to read and enjoy my blog 🙂 For many people living in the USA the most memorable event of the coming year will not be the inauguration of the new president but the total solar eclipse, which I'll talk about… Continue reading Happy New Year from The Science Geek

Lunar Eclipse 28 September 2015

On 28 September 2015 there will be an total eclipse of the Moon, which will be viewable from many areas of the world. It will be an interesting sight and worth getting up at an unsociable hour to see it, especially since there won't be another total lunar eclipse until 2018. The Moon during a recent… Continue reading Lunar Eclipse 28 September 2015