Rare 'Black Moon' Rises Over Western Hemisphere Friday NightA rare "black moon" rises Friday night over the Western Hemisphere, but don't expect to see it.
Perseid Meteor Shower Expected To Give Stargazers Quite A ShowIt’s the Super Bowl of meteor showers and it’s set to peak on Thursday night.
Jupiter Has New Visitor - A Solar-Powered SpacecraftSoaring over Jupiter's poles, a NASA spacecraft arrived at the solar system's largest planet on a mission to peek behind the cloud tops.
Mars To Appear Exceptionally Bright This WeekendKeep your eyes on the sky this weekend for two big celestial events.
International Space Station Visible Friday Evening Tomorrow night you can celebrate the end of the work week with a little star-gazing.
Pittsburgh Company With Sights Set On Lunar Landing Adds International PassengerAstrobotic Technology CEO John Thornton announced that Germany has joined the Strip District company's mission to the moon.
PTL Links: July 16, 2015Some of today’s topics include: <li><a href="http://www.picklesburgh.com/" target="_blank">Picklesburgh</a></li> <li><a href="http://dougoster.com/blog/" target="_blank">Doug Oster's Blog</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.carnegiesciencecenter.org/" target="_blank">Carnegie Science Center</a></li> <a href="http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2015/07/16/ptl-links-july-16-2015/">Click here for more of today's links!</a>
Mars, Pa. Celebrating Red Planet's "New Year"Of course we here on the third planet from the sun celebrate the new year in an Earthly fashion.
NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him 'Unfit' For PresidencyIt’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's position is no different.
Warm Winter: Report Says Eastern US Alone In Having Extremely Cold FebruaryAlthough in Pittsburgh – and in other parts of the East Coast – we shivered through February’s record-breaking cold, we were pretty much alone.
NASA: Solar System's Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of EarthThe largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.