I understand why looking at the sun is bad. I also understand that looking at the eclipse is bad. Is it more dangerous to glance at an eclipse than the sun, assuming you avert your eyes right very quickly?
I assume that the dangers of looking at an eclipse is that there is less light coming off the eclipse, but that the energy is similar meaning physically my eyes wont shut/pupils won't react the same?
Can someone help me with the science that makes eclipses so much more dangerous to look at then the sun, if this is the case?