Exploratorium: How to predict total solar eclipses How to predict total solar eclipses. This video by the Exploratorium is excellent. If you are outside the path of the 2017 eclipse, don’t miss their livestream. Hat tip: Kottke. By Brent Logan Engineer. Lawyer. WordPress geek. Longboarder. Blood donor. Photographer. More about Brent. View all of Brent Logan's posts.