The dwarf star, located 39 light years away, has a seven-planet solar system whose orbits are in the “Goldilocks” zone.
The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum exhibit will include the Apollo 11 command module. It comes to Pittsburgh in 2018.
Unseasonable weather starts maple syrup collection early but continued warm temperatures could mean earliest end to collection ever.
Visitors to the Open.WhiteHouse.gov now and find a message saying “check back for new data.”
This also was the first commercial launch from the legendary Launch Complex 39A.
Students explore engineering through hands-on activities at first-ever Explore Engineering! festival at Carnegie Mellon University.
Nick Lane, the noted evolutionary biochemist and author, will be keynote speaker Tuesday for Darwin Day 2017 at Duquesne University.
President Donald Trump is planning to sign directives aimed at dismantling Obama-era policies soon after the new EPA leader is installed.
Study, published in Nature, shows that changes in infants’ brain growth can act as a predictor for diagnosis.
A major new ethics report has left open the possibility of one day using new tools that precisely edit genes inside living cells.
A robust increase in the number of the raptors over the years have led the osprey to be removed from the state’s list of threatened species.
Chatham University’s Eden Hall campus Aquaculture Lab begins to raise its first big crop of rainbows for research … and to relish.
His findings in the early 1940s inspired the rapid development of streptomycin, the miracle cure used to treat several major diseases.
The National Weather Service’s office in Green Bay, Wis., said the meteor was accompanied by a sonic boom that shook houses in the region.
A Penn State University student died after sustaining injuries from a fall at a fraternity house.
The tournament at Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino also drew huge interest from around the world from poker and artificial intelligence fans.
An abandoned mine discharge on the Monongahela River caused a bright orange plume of pollution but didn’t impact public water supplies.
Nearly a dozen companies around the globe hope to develop an aircraft that will allow commuters to glide above crowded roadways.
NOVA will broadcast an entertaining look at new technology to produce safe, cheap and long-lasting batteries to power the modern world.
Carnegie Mellon University’s poker-playing computer soundly defeated four of the world’s best No-Limit, Texas Hold ‘em poker players
It’s the closest the clock has been to midnight since 1953.
The relic from America’s first space tragedy trapped Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee in their burning spacecraft on Jan. 27, 1967.
Uber is the first ride-hail service — Lyft and zTrip continue to wait — to get the license since the PUC legalized the services in November.
By the account published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, it is capable of surviving tough laboratory conditions.