On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cut across the United States with part of its path passing over the northeast corner of Georgia. In this episode of Things Explained, learn what causes a solar eclipse, how to safely observe it, and what makes this year's event so special.

What Is a Solar Eclipse? | Things Explained

What Is a Solar Eclipse? | Things Explained

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cut across the United States with part of its path passing over the northeast corner of Georgia. In this episode of Things Explained, learn what causes a solar eclipse, how to safely observe it, and what makes this year's event so special.