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?