Total Solar Eclipse
Featured Series: Total Solar Eclipse
Aug. 21, 2017 will be America's best chance to see a total solar eclipse for the next seven years.

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Evan Thomas

Digital Content Producer

Evan covers technology and the Internet and produces all sorts of video content for Newsy and its partners. The Colorado native splits his time between coffee, videogames and bicycling; but has elected to not worry about splitting his music time — instead he just wears headphones eighteen hours a day.

  Recent Work
Total solar eclipse

There's Only One Real Danger During A Total Solar Eclipse

A total solar eclipse

Learning A Ton Of New Science From 2 Minutes Of A Total Solar Eclipse

New primate species skull
Fred SpoorSci/Health

A 13-Million-Year-Old Skull Might Fill A Gap In Ape Evolution

Runners on treadmills
Getty ImagesSci/Health

The Protein That Makes Your Heart Think It's Exercising

A partial solar eclipse

How An Eclipse Messes With Our Weather And The Power Grid

A test subject wearing a brain-computer interface
U.S. ArmySci/Health

The Challenge And Promise Of Linking Our Brains To Computers

smokestacks in China
Getty ImagesSci/Health

A Warming Planet Is Inevitable, New Research Finds

Saturn's moon Titan

On Titan, The Building Blocks Of Bizarre Life Might Rain From The Sky

laboratory mouse
Newsy staffSci/Health

Finding The Brain Circuits That Turn Mice Into Winners

Will Brown / CC BY 2.0Sci/Health

Ravens Have The Rare Ability To Plan Ahead — Almost Like Humans

A tower of fire ants
Georgia TechSci/Health

Fire Ants Can Build Roiling Ant Towers To Get Around

A half-organic, half-artificial brain
Newsy staffSci/Health

What Will It Take To Create An Artificial Brain?

sprinklers on a farm
Getty ImagesSci/Health

A G-20 Challenge: How Do We Get More Food From Less Water?

Artist's impression of asteroids passing Earth

Asteroid Day Reminds Us We Haven't Found All The Nearby Space Rocks

Great Fountain Geyser in Yellowstone National Park
Diane Renkin / U.S. National Parks ServiceSci/Health

Swarms Of Earthquakes In Yellowstone Are Nothing To Worry About

A wildland firefighter
U.S. Department of the InteriorSci/Health

Wildfires Are Burning Less Land, But That's Not All Good News

An artist's depiction of a black hole attracting matter

What Existed Before The Big Bang?

A tick

More Ticks Means More Tick-Borne Diseases This Summer

Landed sounding rocket motor in field
Poker Flat Research RangeSci/Health

A NASA Engineer Has A Creative New Way To Find Missing Rockets

A tributary of the Amazon River in Brazil
Getty ImagesSci/Health

South America's Hydropower Plans Could Damage The Amazon Rainforest

A partial solar eclipse

Just How Popular Is August's Total Solar Eclipse Going To Be?

a biodiesel motor driving a propeller
Jaqueline PolliniSci/Health

Making Better Biofuel May Be Easier Than Building Greener Engines

french fries
Getty ImagesSci/Health

French Fries Aren't Healthy — If You Didn't Already Know That

President Trump holding a NASA flight jacket
White HouseSci/Health

Trump Is Bringing Back The National Space Council ... What's That?

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy

US Hurricane Trackers Are Short-Staffed, But They're Still Capable

An artist's rendering of Parker Solar Probe

NASA's Solar Probe Will 'Touch The Sun' From 4 Million Miles Away

Waves break on a beach in California
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Our Oceans Have A Lot Of Untapped Energy For The Taking

An artist's rendering of the Extremely Large Telescope.
European Southern ObservatorySci/Health

The World's Largest Optical Telescope Is Coming Together

Star Wars merchandise
Getty ImagesEntertainment

40 Years Ago, In A Galaxy Far, Far Away...

Juno spacecraft flying by Jupiter

Juno's First Results Show Us Jupiter Is One Seriously Angry Giant