The State Department says it considered foreign policy and energy security in making the determination.
Debbie Reynolds was one of 36 teachers across the country selected for NASA’s Space Educator Expedition Crew Program.
Tyrannosaurus Rex and his buddies could be on the move as a new study proposes a massive shake-up of the dinosaur family tree
It was the first such authorization bill for the space agency in seven years.
Kirby Runyon, a planetary scientist at Johns Hopkins University, calls his a “geophysical” definition. It’s based on force and mass.
The drug radically lowers cholesterol levels and reduced the chance that a high-risk patient would have a heart attack or stroke
Carnegie Mellon spokesman Ken Walters on Friday confirmed the move in a two-sentence email.
Such a procedure would prevent women from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases to their children.
Moving against Obama-era environmental rules, Trump is set to announce plans to re-examine regulations on fuel efficiency.
A 23-page reports provides a forecast of a future with autonomous vehicles and the technology and planning to allow for it.
Diego has fathered hundreds of progeny — 350 by conservative counts, some 800 by more imaginative estimates.
Such an earthquake would be 30 times more powerful than the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that caused the 1933 Long Beach earthquake.
The survey showed 75 percent of drivers are afraid of a fully self-driving vehicle.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh launches Carnegie Nexus with the programmatic series “Strange Times: Earth in the Age of the Human.”
Local writer’s new book chronicles a North Dakota family’s years of facing up to the disease through Pittsburgh visits.
Dr. Thomas E. Starzl | 1926-2017: Dr. Starzl performed the world’s first liver transplant in Denver in 1963 before moving to Pittsburgh.
Adam Savage of “MythBusters” fame and YouTube personality Michael Stevens share their knowledge in new “Brain Candy Live!” stage show.
Assuming the insomniacs are representative of their kind, the two hours of shut-eye make them the most sleepless of any known land mammal.
After a look through the 5,000 IMA-official minerals, the researchers concluded 208 of them are the inadvertent result of human activities.
The features are mineralized remains of what appear to be bacteria that lived some 3.77 billion to 4.28 billion years ago, scientists say.
A 90-year-old swatch of preserved mold that created the world’s first “miracle drug” came from Alexander Fleming’s laboratory
The feat has not been attempted since NASA’s Apollo heyday close to half a century ago.
A study by a University of Pittsburgh professor says abuse can lead to confusion about how good behavior leads to good results.
Of the passengers, company founder Elon Musk says they “are entering this with their eyes open, knowing that there is some risk here.”
NASA launched a study on the risks and benefits of adding two astronauts to the first test flight of a new rocket and capsule.
It now takes Juno 53 days to fly around the solar system’s biggest planet. That’s almost four times longer than the intended 14-day orbit.
Chicago has become the site where biologists try to stop invasive species
Recent measurements do not agree with a hard-won “standard model” of the cosmos that has prevailed for the past two decades.
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.”