The last total solar eclipse was seven year ago.

April 8 solar eclipse: visibility, safety and watch parties

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

A university expert on astronomy has had an upcoming phenomenon circled on his calendar since the last time it happened in 2017, which garnered widespread public interest. β€œThese are really dramatic events because the sun touches every part of our life, it really does,” said Bennett Maruca, an associate professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Delaware. On …