Thousands of people in Lincolnshire hoped to catch a glimpse of the partial eclipse. Many decided to stand outside the Cathedral to get a view. It was was widely predicted to be one of the best places in the country to view the spectacle. Some though were left disappointed. Kate Hemingway has the story
Calendar's weather presenter Jon Mitchell was at Greenside Primary School in Pudsey today to watch the eclipse with the children there. And, as he soon found out they certainly knew their stuff.
Children from Greenside Primary School in Pudsey tell Calendar weatherman Jon Mitchell all about their eclipse experience.
Cloud cover did not stop children from Greenside Primary School in Pudsey from trying to watch this morning's partial eclipse.
The pupils, who had made special viewers to see the event did manage to capture a glimpse between breaks in the cloud. They will be considerably older next time there is a comparable solar eclipse in this country, which is due in 2026, and it will be 2090, until Britain sees another total eclipse.
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The image coming in from Svalbard in Norway.
The next solar eclipse of similar magnitude to today's event which will be seen from Britain is on August 12, 2026.
On that date up to 95 per cent of the Sun will be obscured. Britain will not see a total solar eclipse until September 23, 2090
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The UK has the biggest science gender gap than any major developed country in the world.
A recent study found that in school, girls lag behind boys and are deterred from considering science as a career choice.
Today, 200 girls took part in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths fair where workshops and displays showcased the breadth of opportunities available, with local businesses and industry experts on hand to offer advice.
Victoria Whittam reports:
Duncan and Christine then spoke to the UK Young Scientist of the Year Sarah Sobka, who is from Sheffield:
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