An  approximation of how Monday’s eclipse will look from Ireland – weather permitting.

Many parts of the United States will darken on Monday due to a rare cosmic coincidence as millions witness a total solar eclipse. The astronomical eve(...)

A solar eclipse viewed from the Australian outback in 2002. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Precisely two years and a day from today, the moon’s shadow will sweep across the United States at a speed of more than 2,000km per hour. The Great(...)