The moon passed in front of the sun today. I looked at it for about four seconds. It was ok. Apparently, people have been looking forward to this for a while.
Here’s Walter Cronkite back in 1979, making sure people take advantage of the opportunity because it wasn’t going to happen again until…today.
Walter Cronkite foreshadowed today's solar #eclipse back in 1979
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) August 21, 2017
Here’s the New York Times back in 1932!! They were pretty good at their science, even back then.
— NYT Archives (@NYTArchives) August 21, 2017