You owe it to yourself to experience a total solar eclipse | David Baron

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On August 21, 2017, the moon’s shadow will race from to in what some consider to be the most awe-inspiring spectacle in all of nature: a . chases these rare events across the globe, and in this ode to the bliss of seeing the solar corona, he explains why you owe it to yourself to witness one, too.

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42 Replies to “You owe it to yourself to experience a total solar eclipse | David Baron”

  1. Seeing a solar eclipse and having a psychedelic experience sound very much similar. Psychedelics last much longer though, and you don't have to travel any further than your own bedroom. But definitely, before you die, do BOTH (preferably at the same time).

  2. My company is buying everyone in the factory eclipse glasses and so we can all watch it together. Its kinda nice we get this extra little break for five minutes. I would urge ALL to talk to your boss or teacher into letting you watch it. Its only for a few minutes. My state we only get 90% coverage. But maybe when I get older and raise some money I'll go chase the next two eclipses.

  3. I had heard that atleast half a million people were coming to our city in Oregon, I was like, what's the hype about? I have witnessed a partial solar eclipse and i thought it was alright. Cool but just whelming. But now, I will treat myself to a total solar eclipse before i die 😀 Guess who is calling in sick on that day? woop woop!