The so-called “transit of Venus” — when the planet Venus passes between the Earth and our sun — is expected to begin shortly after 3 p.m. when the planet will appear as a small black dot slowly moving across the sun.
A driver who was blinded by the sun struck a woman and her 10-year-old daughter as they crossed a street in South San Francisco on Sunday evening, police said.
Bay Area sky watchers are in for a rare treat this weekend. After almost two decades, a “ring of fire” eclipse will be visible in the continental United States.
Starting next summer, you can start looking for SPF 15 bottles and tubes with the label “broad spectrum” and feel confident they’re lowering your risk of skin cancer.
A major study by a consumer group of sunscreens finds that many of them do not provide protection against cancer-causing ultraviolet rays.
Old Sol wouldn’t be smiling if he was a major-league hitter. New research indicates that when the sun comes out, batting averages go down.