A rare hybrid solar eclipse—an annular “ring of fire” that transitions into a total solar eclipse and back into an annular—will be visible over Australia and parts of Southeast Asia this week.

As Earthlings, the Sun is our source of heat and light. Without it, all life on Earth would quickly perish and our entire planet Earth would freeze. The Sun nourishes and sustains us, as well as other animals, plants, and even microscopic beings that depend on the Sun for light and consistent water and air […]