You don't necessarily need fancy equipment to watch one of the sky's most awesome shows: a solar eclipse. With just a few simple supplies, you can make a pinhole camera that allows you to view the event safely and easily.
A NASA team led by S.C. professor Cassandra Runyon has developed a solar eclipse braille book that will allow persons with visual impairments to experience next week's total solar eclipse. The "Getting a Feel for Eclipses" book is a tacticle guide that was "designed to depict basic concepts about the interaction and alignment of the Sun with the Moon and Earth during a solar eclipse," NASA says.
Heather Heyer was killed when a vehicle drove through counter protesters in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, her grandfather, father, and mother talked about her passion and beliefs at a memorial at the Paramount Theater.
Protesters celebrate after pulling down a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Gov. Roy Cooper criticized the action, tweeting that “the racism and deadly violence in Charlottesville is unacceptable but there is a better way to remove these monuments.”