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The Big Story: August 14, 2017

On Aug. 21, the moon will move between the sun and Earth and cause a solar eclipse. FSU has been preparing for the event to help keep students safe.
On Aug. 21, the moon will move between the sun and Earth and cause a solar eclipse during the afternoon. Tallahassee will experience about 86 percent totality. FSU has been preparing for the celestial event to help keep students safe. (Credit: NASA)

On Monday, Aug. 21, most people, including everyone at Florida State University, will experience a partial solar eclipse as the moon’s shadow sweeps across the United States at more than 1,500 miles per hour. FSU reminds students that it is not safe to look directly at the sun during an eclipse.View the newsletter.