For most viewers, the Aug. 21 2017, total solar eclipse will last less than two and a half minutes. But for one team of NASA-funded scientists, the eclipse will last over seven minutes. Their secret? Following the shadow of the Moon in two retrofitted WB-57F jet planes.
Thomas Pierson, ex-Harris County deputy, faces multiple charges this week in Superior Court. His attorney, Bernard S. Brody, questioned him Monday regarding an administrative investigation into allegations Pierson forced a woman into sexual acts during a 2016 traffic stop.
You don't necessarily need fancy equipment to watch one of the sky's most awesome shows: a solar eclipse. With just a few simple supplies, you can make a pinhole camera that allows you to view the event safely and easily.
Merri Sherman is executive director of the Columbus Sports Council. She talks about the council's impact on the city, the events and people the council brings here, and the city's heritage from hosting the 1996 Summer Olympics softball competition, with Team USA taking the gold medal at Historic Golden Park, defeating China 3-1 in the championship game. (Video by Tony Adams)
Tollie Strode, chairman of the Muscogee County School Board's Alternative Education Community Advisory Committee, reports on its progress after its final meeting, Aug. 16, 2017, in the Columbus Public Library.