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Super Moon, Perseid Meteor Shower To Light Up Night Skies

If you’re scared of the dark, you can fear a little less tonight.

08/10/2014

FILE PHOTO: A meteor (L) from the Geminids meteor shower enters the Earth's atmosphere past the stars Castor and Pollux (two bright stars, R) on December 12, 2009 above Southold, New York. (Photo Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Meteor Shower Expected To Light Up The Sky Overnight

There’s a new meteor shower in town and it might even turn into a full-fledged storm.

05/23/2014

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36K Selfies Used To Create Earth Day Mosaic

To celebrate “Earth Day,” NASA asked people around the world to share a selfie for a mosaic. More than 36,000 photos were used to create the image. NASA aimed to promote environmental awareness with the […]

05/23/2014

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Indiana Twp. Man Hopes To Visit The Red Planet With “Mars One” Venture

Landing on the Moon was an historic moment.

04/28/2014

FILE PHOTO (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) A lunar eclipse occurs as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on December 21, 2010 in New York City. The lunar eclipse was visible during the early morning hours in North and Central America, revealing what seemed to onlookers as an eerie reddish glow on the moon.

Lunar Eclipse Visible To North America, Just Not In Pittsburgh

Pittsburghers likely won’t be able to see tonight’s total lunar eclipse.

04/14/2014

NASA Bed Rest Study

NASA is looking for a few good volunteers.

09/20/2013

(Photo Credit: Image Credit: NASA/Advanced Concepts Lab)  This artist's rendering shows what capturing an asteroid could look like.

Huge Asteroid Flyby Expected Today

An asteroid so big it has its own moon will fly by the earth today, but you likely won’t be able to see it.

05/31/2013

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From The Moon To Mars – Buzz Aldrin Talks Space Exploration

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to astronaut Buzz Aldrin about his new book, and why he thinks we need to go to Mars.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/20/2013

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Local Students Create Camera Inside Of A Football

Just when you thought cameras had every angle of a football field covered, a project by students at Carnegie Mellon University could have you seeing the game in a whole new perspective.

KDKA-TV–02/27/2013

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Asteroid Whizzes Past Earth, Captures World’s Attention

Rarely is there a story that captivates the world’s attention as this one has. An asteroid, the size of an apartment building, whizzed past earth. Millions monitored the momentous occasion via the Internet on Friday afternoon.

02/15/2013

View Curiosity’s Photos From Mars

With the words “touch down confirmed,” Mission Control in Houston erupted in a frenzy of elation and relief, as Land Rover “Curiosity” settled safely on the surface of Mars.

08/07/2012

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Curiosity Rover Touches Down On Mars

Dutifully executing its complex flight control software, the Mars Science Laboratory silently raced toward its target Sunday, picking up speed as it closed in for a 13,200-mph plunge into the Red Planet’s atmosphere and an action-packed seven-minute descent required a rocket-powered “sky crane” to lower the one-ton nuclear-powered rover to the surface. It went off without a hitch.

08/06/2012

Sally Ride (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

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Spectators Gather For Transit Of Venus

At least 200 people gathered at the Carnegie Science Center to witness a celestial event that won’t happen again in this lifetime. The planet Venus began to cross the face of the sun, as viewed from Earth in the 6 p.m. hour.

06/05/2012

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Local Students To Compete In National Robotics Finals

A group of local students will be competing in the finals of a national robotics competition on Monday.

01/22/2012

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