In case you weren’t aware, there’s a pretty major natural phenomenon set to pass over the United States later this month, a total solar eclipse. For the first time in 100 years, a large portion of the US will be able to see this eclipse, and Google’s latest project helps anyone find out the exact time to see the eclipse, and how well they’ll see it.
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Google Search interest of August’s total solar eclipse follows the path of totality
Occasionally a solar eclipse passes through the United States, and next month, a total solar eclipse is heading through a pretty huge portion of the country.
People are obviously trying to get more information in preparation for the event, and visualizing the data from Google searches reveals an unsurprising pattern: the highest concentration of searches follows the path of totality of the eclipse.