Astrophysics student at UT Knoxville Whitney Smith stopped in the studio to talk next weeks solar eclipse. A def MUST see BUT there are some things that you should def avoid doing.
Whitney advises to NOT look directly at it OR use a telescope to get a "closer look" "That's a bad idea you could definitely go blind" adding that your sunglasses wont do the trick either. She recommends heading to Home Depot, Lowes, or Walgreens and picking up the special glasses.
This is the "solar eclipse path" which buzzes right by us in Memphis OR take the 3hr drive to Nashville to get the full view!