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Watch: Why Eclipses Have Always Fascinated Us

One event links ancient mythology, the world's first computer and Albert Einstein. It's happening in Oregon on Aug. 21.

The 2017 Great American Eclipse

Watch the NASA documentary of the event, see how Oregon reacted via our social map, or read NPR's blog from reporters who covered the eclipse live.

Eclipse Of The Arts: 'State Of Wonder' Travels The Path Of Totality

"State of Wonder" is traveling across the solar eclipse's path of totality, from Newport to the Ochoco National Forest and many places in-between. Follow the team on this once in a lifetime artistic and cosmic journey.  

Watch Oregon React To The Coming Solar Eclipse

See what people are saying on Twitter as Oregon prepares for the Aug. 21 Great American Eclipse.

Eclipse Helpful For Central Oregon Businesses But No Watershed

Some stores and restaurants along the path of totality in Oregon have seen an uptick in the lead-up to the eclipse; others have been only moderately busy.

opbmusic Playlist: Oregon's Total Solar Eclipse

Don’t look directly at our eclipse playlist. It might blind you.

How A Tiny Oregon Radio Station Is Expanding Its Reach, Thanks To The Eclipse

Businesses across Oregon are reaping the benefits of the throngs of tourists descending on the state for the solar eclipse. But one tiny radio station...

Eclipse Gives OSU Team Chance For Rare Research

About a dozen researchers from Oregon State University and elsewhere want to make Monday’s­ total solar eclipse a once-in-a-lifetime experience in more ways than one.

About OPB's Coverage Of The Oregon Solar Eclipse 2017

On Aug. 21, a rare celestial event will pass over the middle of Oregon: a total solar eclipse. For about two minutes, the moon will completely block the sun’s rays. Many towns are expected to be inundated with visitors who want to see it.