My Generation

Stargazing: Partial solar eclipse

On Thursday, a partial solar eclipse will occur over most of North America.

2 days ago

Let’s Learn From the Past: Fort Fayette

Pittsburghers may be familiar with Fort Duquesne and Fort Pitt, but a lesser-known fort served as the launch point for a famous journey.

6 days ago

Let's Talk About: The moon takes a bite out of the sun

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.

6 days ago

 Barn owl.

Let's Talk About Birds: Barn owl

The barn owl has earned many spooky nicknames because of its pallid color, monkey-shaped face and eerie noises.

1 week ago

Let's talk about art: Sean Derry

Alaska-born artist Sean Derry finds a lot in common between his adopted home of Pittsburgh and his birthplace.

1 week ago

Stargazing: Waning crescent passes Jupiter and Regulus

Now that Venus has disappeared in the glare of the sun until December, Jupiter is our lone "morning star" and dominates the eastern sky.

1 week ago

Let's Learn From the Past: The Steel Curtain

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970s created an unforgettable championship dynasty, anchored by the best defensive line in NFL history.

1 week ago

Let's Talk About: Bats

The image of a blood-sucking bat is a likeness that has haunted children of all ages over the years.

1 week ago

 Raiden Persetic from Propel McKeesport records characteristics of a white oak leaf found on a recent hike in Frick Park.

Let's talk about parks: Identifying fall leaves

Pittsburgh parks provide a wide array of changing colored leaves for the fall season.

2 weeks ago

Careers: Catching ferrets (on film)

Alison Parker loves films and ferrets. Lucky for her, she combines both in her career as a filmmaker in Canada.

2 weeks ago

Stargazing: Wednesday's total lunar eclipse

Set your alarm two hours before sunrise Wednesday morning -- the second total lunar eclipse of the year will be visible in the morning sky.

2 weeks ago

Let’s Learn From the Past: 1939 World’s Fair

Pittsburgh’s Westinghouse Electric created quite the buzz at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York.

2 weeks ago

Let's Talk About: Oct. 8 Total Lunar Eclipse

This month, sky watchers can witness a partial solar eclipse on Oct. 23 and Wednesday morning’s total lunar eclipse.

2 weeks ago

 A golden eagle.

Let's Talk About Birds: Golden eagle migration

Allegheny Front hawk watch is a popular site for witnessing the migration and majestic flights of a variety of raptors.

3 weeks ago

 Anna Mikolay's piece is called "Moving Through Stillness."

Let's talk about art: Anna Mikolay

The work of Pittsburgh artist Anna Mikolay brings a hallway to life at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts during the Pittsburgh Biennial.

3 weeks ago

Stargazing: The moon joins Mars and Antares

Look for the celestial trio of the moon, Mars and Antares lined straight up above the southwestern horizon at 8 tonight.

3 weeks ago

Let's Learn From the Past: Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village

The curiosity of a Washington County farmer six decades ago led to the discovery of the oldest site of human habitation in North America.

3 weeks ago

Let's Talk About: Carbon dating

Carbon dating compares the amount of radioactive carbon to ordinary carbon in objects, helping us figure out how old something is.

3 weeks ago

 Wide paths and beautiful views await families on a bike trip through Frick Park.

Let’s Talk About: Biking Frick Park

Autumn presents a perfect opportunity to hit the trails by bicycle in Pittsburgh’s 644-acre Frick Park.

4 weeks ago

Stargazing: First lunar cycle of autumn

The official end of summer and the beginning of autumn will occur tonight at 10:29.

1 month ago


You have 2 remaining free articles this month

Try unlimited digital access

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here

You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

To continue unlimited reading

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here