Solar Eclipse

What Eclipse-Mindedness Has to Teach Us About Our Lives

Michaela Horan | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michaela Horan

I am seeing the huge value in the reminder the eclipse offered that we are absolutely part of a bigger picture. That there are systems at play that are bigger than the concerns of our own individual lives.

Eclipse: A Magical Moment Obscured by Bureaucracy.

Jackie Kemp | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jackie Kemp

How sad. An eclipse is a special thing; it's a moment to celebrate the great celestial coincidence that the sun is exactly 400 times the size of the moon and it's 400 times further away, creating the necessary conditions for the great blazing light to be eclipsed by a candle.

Super Friday - Have You Been Feeling Strange This Week?

Katie Leach | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Leach

The full moon is a great time to have a clear out and get rid of what you don't need in your life whereas the new moon can bring you feelings of excitement and hope. It's a time for setting new goals and thinking about what you'd like to accomplish over the next month.

A Week In Pictures From Around The World

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland and Tahira Mirza | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

Pictures of the week brings you the best images over the past seven days from around the world, chosen by our very own photo editors, Elliot Wagla...

Solar Shame! Deflating Eclipse Latest Tool in Gang Warfare

James Dann | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Comedy
James Dann

Across the globe real sightings of eclipses have been spotted. However, astrologists say that they are not appearing in their usual habitat, due to dietary change and 'solar exhaustion'.

Celebs Share Their Pics From The Eclipse

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

If you were out in the front garden today, wondering when all the eclipse fun was going to start - or, indeed, if you missed it completely - then know...

Jaffa Cakes And Bonnie Tyler Won The Eclipse - Without Doing A Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

Remember this advert? Full moon.... half moon.... In lieu of the mainly anticlimactic event that was the solar eclipse this morning, the inter...

Solar Eclipse Armageddon Underway As Planet Assumes Slackjawed Zombie-Like Calm

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

They said it would be a day of judgement. A message from God for the entire world. A warning for mankind. Fire, brimstone and the apocalypse were...

Ukip Climate Change Sceptic Has Got The Eclipse Totally Sussed...

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Politics

Roger Helmer hasn't always demonstrated an iron grip of scientific concepts. But he's got this one just about bang on. The Ukip MEP was just as mes...

Don't Worry, You Only Need To Wait 11 Years For The Next Eclipse

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

Parts of the UK were plunged into darkness by a near-total solar eclipse on 20 March 2015, the first of its kind since 1999. But when is the next o...

This Is The Solar Eclipse From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

THIS is the solar eclipse from space, and as you can imagine it's every bit as impressive as you were hoping. It's a stunning image, with the Sun's fl...

Solar Eclipse Timelapse Is Pretty Epic Even If Your View Wasn't

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

For many the much-vaunted solar eclipse on Friday morning was a bit of a disappointment. Remember, folks, we won't see ANYTHING like this again unt...

You Won't Believe Who's Sharing This Fake Eclipse Picture

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

This solar eclipse picture is a fake. It has been shared and retweeted by people, news organisations and well-known Twitter accounts claiming to b...

Solar Eclipse Sees Spike In Welding Masks And Cardboard Boxes As Headwear

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK

Mankind got especially creative for Friday’s solar eclipse – as these resourceful images reveal. Amid expert warnings of the dangers of lookin...

The True Hero Of The Solar Eclipse Was The Humble Colander

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Comedy

The colander - humble, intentionally leaky kitchen appliance and strainer of foodstuffs. But today - 20 March 2015 - the colander came into it's ow...

Solar Eclipse Pictures: Best Images From Around The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

Millions have turned out to witness Britain enter the twilight zone of a near-total solar eclipse, despite much of the country being covered by cl...

Heavy Cloud Coverage Hampers Chances Of Seeing Eclipse In UK

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

For the first time in 16 years, millions of people in the United Kingdom will be able to witness an almost total solar eclipse. Starting at aro...

So, The Solar Eclipse Was A Bit Of A Let-Down...

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

The solar eclipse was supposed to plunge the UK into darkness, but many sky-watchers across the country were sadly left staring at totally grey skies....

No, That's Not The Eclipse

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

Ah, the Cosmic Ballet Goes on. Except on Twitter, apparently, where the great Solar Eclipse of our age is largely being celebrated by the mass pos...

Will We Get A Eclipse Cloud Break?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

A near-total eclipse of the sun is set to thrill or disappoint millions today, depending on luck and the fickle British weather. Forecasters believ...

10 Best Places To Watch The Solar Eclipse

PA | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

Where should you go to enhance your chances of experiencing the best sighting of the near-total eclipse on Friday? Central Engand, south west Engla...

Taking Selfies During The Solar Eclipse Could Cause Blindness

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Tech

Experts have warned that looking directly into the sun during Friday’s solar eclipse could cause blindness. Radiation emitted by the sun is so p...

Find Out If You Can See The Eclipse Here

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Tech

On the 20 March, the UK and much of northern Europe will be plunged into darkness thanks to the largest solar eclipse since 1999. While here in the...

Why Friday's Solar Eclipse Could Be The End Of The World...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Solar Eclipse Armageddon Underway As Planet Assumes Slackjawed Zombie-Like Calm Friday’s solar eclipse could have grave consequences for ...

Solar Eclipse Proves We Cannot Trust the Sun

James Moran | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Comedy
James Moran

The Sun is in fact a spherical ball of molten hot plasma with a diameter about 109 times that of the Earth. Not sounding so nice anymore, right?