The solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017, was an event like no other. It was the first in more than a century to cross the United States from coast to coast, drawing together millions of Americans who experienced the event either first-hand or on television of the internet. According to a recent survey from the University of Michigan, 88 percent of American adults say they watched the eclipse in person or electronically. That’s a whopping 216 million people. For comparison, the most-watched Super Bowl in 2015 had 114 million viewers.
The timing of the eclipse couldn’t have been better. The