With help of 'Sorcerer's Stone,' dead astronomers come to life

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | 10:09 p.m. CDT; updated 11:31 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, October 30, 2013

COLUMBIA — "Harry Potter" characters and dead astronomers mingled with Columbia residents Wednesday night in Laws Observatory, temporarily named the haunted "Hogwarts Astronomy Tower" for the evening.