Why A Total Eclipse Is Such A Big Deal [VIDEO]

So what is really so special about the total solar eclipse on August 21st? Vox has put together a fantastic five minute video that explains exactly how eclipses happen, how often they happen, why they don’t happen sooner, why eclipse chasers will travel all over the world to see a solar eclipse, and an ton of other very interesting facts!

Take a look at the clip and get yourself ready for an amazing cosmic experience in less than a month!