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One of the most influential Pittsburgh-based jazz musicians was pianist and composer Billy Strayhorn.
Last month the European Space Agency announced it had compiled data revealing a gravity dip in West Antarctica due to disappearing ice.
This time of year you can see many birds under the influence of zugunrhue, the restless behavior associated with migration.
The blood red "death star" Mars will be shining just above the spout of Sagittarius' teapot about 7:30 p.m. Halloween night.
Regarded as one of the most iconic photographers of the 20th century, Charles “Teenie” Harris captured all facets of African-American life.
October is National Apple Month — celebrate by making you own apple jam.
Pittsburgh’s parks are full of interesting and odd-looking plants, but one stands out for its beauty, usefulness and lively behavior.
On Thursday, a partial solar eclipse will occur over most of North America.
Pittsburghers may be familiar with Fort Duquesne and Fort Pitt, but a lesser-known fort served as the launch point for a famous journey.
On Oct. 23, just as you are about to sit down for dinner, a partial solar eclipse will be visible over most of North America.
The barn owl has earned many spooky nicknames because of its pallid color, monkey-shaped face and eerie noises.
Alaska-born artist Sean Derry finds a lot in common between his adopted home of Pittsburgh and his birthplace.
Now that Venus has disappeared in the glare of the sun until December, Jupiter is our lone "morning star" and dominates the eastern sky.
The Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970s created an unforgettable championship dynasty, anchored by the best defensive line in NFL history.
The image of a blood-sucking bat is a likeness that has haunted children of all ages over the years.
Pittsburgh parks provide a wide array of changing colored leaves for the fall season.
Alison Parker loves films and ferrets. Lucky for her, she combines both in her career as a filmmaker in Canada.
Set your alarm two hours before sunrise Wednesday morning -- the second total lunar eclipse of the year will be visible in the morning sky.
Pittsburgh’s Westinghouse Electric created quite the buzz at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York.
This month, sky watchers can witness a partial solar eclipse on Oct. 23 and Wednesday morning’s total lunar eclipse.
Allegheny Front hawk watch is a popular site for witnessing the migration and majestic flights of a variety of raptors.