Tesla CEO Elon Musk may have taken a big risk watching the eclipse on Monday.
Musk said via Twitter that he watched the solar eclipse wearing sunglasses through the glass roof of his Tesla Model S.
It’s not clear whether Musk meant eclipse sunglasses or actual sunglasses, but if it’s the latter, he might have done some serious damage to his eyes.
As my colleague Kevin Loria pointed out, “Ultraviolet light from the sun can penetrate and be absorbed into your retina, causing a condition that eye doctors call solar retinopathy.”
Watching eclipse with sunglasses on through the Model S glass roof. Wow!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 21, 2017
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