This Insane Science Experiment Shows Just How Dangerous It Is To Look Directly At The Sun

You’ve heard it in science class and at the planetarium: staring at the sun is dangerous. But just how dangerous is one little peek at the brightest star in the sky?

That’s what scientist Mark Thompson wanted to find out. But when you see what extremes he goes to for his experiment, you won’t ever want to look up at the sky again!