Total Solar Eclipse

WSIU's Brad Palmer talks with world renowned eclipse chaser Kate Russo about her fascination with eclipses and how her interviews with eclipse viewers help her gather data for books and lectures.

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Daily Mail UK

A leading worldwide researcher on total solar eclipses will visit southeast Missouri to gather input from area residents on what they experienced during the August 21st event.

Kate Russo says she enjoys watching people describe their first total solar eclipses because it was transformative for her.

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Live Science

The City of Carbondale estimates approximately 50,000 people came to Carbondale to see the total solar eclipse on Monday.

The Public Must Prepare for the Eclipse

Aug 1, 2017

Locals know the total solar eclipse is later this month on the 21st.

Businesses and first responders have been preparing for months. But Rick Linton, Executive Director of Rend Lake Area Tourism says the people in the area need to prepare too.

Amtrak Says Its Trains Can Get You to the Eclipse

Jun 28, 2017

If you're planning a trip to Carbondale for the total solar eclipse on August 21st, you might consider riding the train.

Amtrak still has open seats at a discount rate for the eclipse weekend. Whether you're coming from the north or south, Amtrak's Media Relations Officer Marc Magliari says Amtrak is the way to go.

Debbie Below with the Southeast Missouri State University Eclipse Committee talks about the plans being made for the big event on the Cape Girardeau campus and the city as a whole.