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The upcoming Aug. 21, total eclipse of the sun is on the move. Maps, provided by NASA and others, show a crisply defined, 70-mile-wide path of totality where the moon will block 100 percent of the sun, but they are not as precise as they appear, at least on their edges.

Five eclipse facts to read up on before Monday

By Samantha Keebler
August 16, 2017
Harry Treece, of Carbondale, looks through a telescope Monday during the Transit of Mercury Public Astronomy Observation on the roof of Neckers Building. Treece, who previously worked in information technology at SIU, said he works closely with the physics department and the Astronomical Association of Southern Illinois to put on astronomy observations every month.

SIU kicks off solar eclipse countdown Sunday

By Marnie Leonard
August 17, 2016

Salukis search for life on Mars

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE
April 21, 2015
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