You have 2 remaining free articles this month
Try unlimited digital access
link your account for free access. Start here
Market Square has served as the bustling heart of Downtown Pittsburgh for 250 years.
For preschoolers, everyday kitchen tasks such as measuring and stirring can also be opportunities for hands-on science and math learning.
Much of Pittsburgh’s geology is made up of sedimentary rocks, and its parks are a great place to go fossil hunting, especially in the fall.
You may have noticed that there are fewer bright stars and distinctive constellations in the autumn sky.
Uncle Sam is purportedly based on New York businessman Samuel Wilson, who supplied the U.S. Army with beef during the War of 1812.
The Solar Dynamics Observatory is our “eye on the sun,” designed to capture specific wavelengths of sunlight.
Australia’s “seagull,” the silver gull is a striking-looking bird and an opportunistic forager that is graceful in flight.
Head outside on Monday night and early Tuesday morning next week to see the peak of the Leonid meteor shower.
Nearly 125 years ago, western Pennsylvania hosted the first professional football game in American history.
This year, the Miniature Railroad & Village at Carnegie Science Center has utilized laser cutting to build a new model for its exhibit.
While most of us can handle a close encounter with a deer or even a hawk, bats almost universally give people the shivers.
This is a good week to look at the Milky Way and the high-flying double star Alberio in the Summer Triangle constellation of Cygnus.
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.