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The Moon Actually Blocked The Sun On Twitter, And People Can’t Stop Laughing

The Moon Actually Blocked The Sun On Twitter, And People Can’t Stop Laughing
MW
Updated 10 months ago

August 21 brought a total solar eclipse, a relatively rare phenomenon where the moon completely blocks the sun.

 Wait.  That's not exactly what we meant... 

Two Twitter accounts operated by NASA, though presumably by different staff, made a cosmic pun this past Monday when the NASA Moon account literally blocked the NASA Sun & Space account.  

The Sun played along:

And Twitter was pretty much on the ground laughing:

This pun brought to you by the invention of social media:

Some people shared their own puns:

And creepy replies:

But overall, we're impressed. Well done, NASA.

What can we expect for the next solar eclipse on July 2, 2019?