February 21, 2008
The moon at mid-eclipse, about 9:30 pm. "Since the moon barely got inside the Earth's umbra, or innner shadow, it is increasingly red as you look from lower right to upper left," Germann said.
This image "shows the moon a little earlier, with what I call the 'Chinese lantern' effect, looking self-luminous. Very beautiful," Germann said.
MU sophomore Max Askren, who is undfeated in Big 12 competition, runs through drills with a teammate during practice Thursday at the Hearnes Center.
MU Froward Leo Lyons will try to duplicate the 22-point effort he tallied against the Buffaloes earlier this season.
MU forward Leo Lyons looks to duplicate a 22-point effort from an earlier win over the Buffaloes this season.
A winter storm moved through Columbia Thursday, dumping wintry mix throughout the day and making for sloppy sidewalks and slush-soaked shoes.
Joe Carrone,right, and his daughter Hannah shovel the sidewalk Thursday at Broadway and Seventh Street. Hannah, a student at Midway Heights Elementary, did not have school due to weather. "She'd rather be with me than watch cartoons at home," Joe Carrone said.
MU's Jen Bruck leads the Tigers softball team into the Lobo Invitational this weekend.
February 20, 2008
Watch the Simmons family as they swirl and spin to the music at Tuesday night’s Snow Ball. Complete with a fiddler and guitarist, a caller led families through simple line and circle dances at the Columbia Public Library.
A lunar eclipse on Wednesday night will be visible from South America and most of North America.
An example of a recent phishing e-mail.
A member of the Activity and Recreation Center, 1701 W. Ash, runs on the center's indoor track Wednesday afternoon, when outdoor temperatures fell as low as 10 degrees in Columbia. Attendance at the ARC greatly increases during winter months, according to Joan Smith, ARC administrative supervisor.
The Walton Building, built in 1986, has not been remodeled since then. Plans are now underway to upgrade the building's interior. The board of managers reviewed proposals from five design firms and voted to have John Simon and Associates develop the designs, which will cost an estimated $8,000.
Sophomore gymnast Sarah Shire was the first runner-up for a spot on the American gymnastics team for the 2004 Olympics.
Sophomore gymnast Sarah Shire was the first runner-up for the American 2004 Olympic trials.
Madison Smith, 7, accompanied by her dad, Kyle, looks through the MU Law Observatory telescope at the lunar eclipse on Wednesday. Madison's 9-year-old brother Tyler joined the group. Smith said the kids were pretty interested in this kind of stuff, and he tries to promote it as much as he can.
A total lunar eclipse begins as the final rays of the sun are nearly blocked by the Earth as seen from Seattle on Wednesday. The next total lunar eclipse will be in 2010. Also appearing in the night sky were by Saturn and the bright star Regulus on either side of the veiled full moon.
Junior guard Skylar Tolson quit all the other sports he played to focus on basketball. He has half a basketball court in his backyard with a NBA backboard.
Hickman's Yvonne Anderson scored 24 points in the team's victory over Jefferson City.
The Tigers have won five games in a row in Lincoln, Neb. Missouri junior Alyssa Hollins will need to play well for a basketball team lacking in confidence.