My Generation


 Claude O'Steen

Let’s Talk About Art: Claude O'Steen

Filmmaker Claude O‘‍Steen reaches into childhood and the stories his father told around the dinner table to create his narratives on film.

about 10 hours ago


Stargazing: Taurus returns to the morning sky

Taurus, a winter constellation, has returned to the morning sky.

1 day ago


Let's Learn From the Past: Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville has its roots in industry but today is being revitalized as a hot spot for shopping, dining, and art.

5 days ago


Let's Talk About: Spacecraft closes in on Pluto

New Horizons, the first probe to travel to Pluto, is now only about 280 million miles from its historic approach with the dwarf planet.

5 days ago


Birdies? No, he's aiming for birds

Quincy, an 8-year-old border collie an athlete who has an eagle eye, runs every day and is an excellent swimmer.

1 week ago


Stargazing: Follow the Milky Way to Sagittarius and Scorpius

If you travel away from the bright lights of the city, look for a hazy band of faint light arching up from the southern horizon.

1 week ago


Let's Learn From the Past: Frick Park

Frick Park came from Henry Clay Frick’‍s desire to grant his daughter’‍s wish for a park where the city’‍s children could enjoy nature.

1 week ago


 One of the young Hays eagles.

Let's Talk About Birds: Good things come in threes

It’s hard to believe that less than 50 years ago the bald eagle was on a path to extinction everywhere except Canada and Alaska.

1 week ago


Stargazing: Mars overtakes Spica

Since ending its backward motion in May, Mars has moved about 15 degrees easterly through Virgo and will meet up again with Spica on Sunday.

2 weeks ago


Let's Learn From the Past: Point State Park

With a lush landscape, winding trails and dramatic views of Pittsburgh‘‍s skyline, Point State Park attracts visitors from around the world.

2 weeks ago


Let's Talk About: Bioluminescence or living light

Organisms are considered bioluminescent if they produce light through a chemical reaction resulting from the food they eat.

2 weeks ago


Waxing moon marches across the sky

This week, the evening skies will have their own celestial parade to celebrate Independence Day.

3 weeks ago


Let’s Learn From the Past: Homestead Grays and Pittsburgh Crawfords

As home to two of the Negro League’s most dominant teams, Pittsburgh was once the center of Negro League baseball.

3 weeks ago


Let's Talk About: Farming in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has always been a farming state. Before European immigrants arrived in the 1700s, the land was farmed by Native Americans.

3 weeks ago


 Keel-billed toucan at the National Aviary.

Let’s Talk About Birds: Toucans

Recently, scientists have learned that a toucan’s over-sized bill has one especially important purpose — keeping the toucan cool.

3 weeks ago


 Mia Tarducci Henry, standing in front of her painting "Layers".

Let’s Talk About Art: Mia Tarducci Henry

The Pittsburgh Center for the Art’s 2014 Emerging Artist of the Year says her work is inspired by the people in Pittsburgh.

4 weeks ago


Stargazing: Stunning morning conjunction

Tuesday morning, early risers will be able to witness a striking conjunction between our “morning star” Venus and the waning crescent moon.

4 weeks ago



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