Science

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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At The Frontiers Of Science

Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.

09/15/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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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

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Top Paying Degrees And How To Get Your Kids Interested

Science and technology degrees are the highest paying jobs for students out of college. Find out how you can get your kids interested in the STEM fields.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2014

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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Local Company Hoping To Win $20M & Make Pittsburgh A Space Hub

More than a dozen teams from around the world are competing for a $20 million prize.

05/19/2014

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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

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Local Students Learn Important Lessons While Raising, Releasing Trout

The waters of Peters Creek pass through a quiet corner of South Park as four Baldwin-Whitehall school buses roll into a nearby parking lot.

04/25/2014

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Eagle Cam Giving Students Real-Life Lessons On Nature, Wildlife

Three for three! The third eagle egg hatched in the nest in Hays Wednesday afternoon, as the world watched.

04/02/2014

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High School Freshman Grabs Attention At Science Fair

More than a thousand science students gathered on the North Shore on Friday to present exhibits they hope will change the world. But the center of attention was a high school freshman for a project he presented three years ago.

03/28/2014

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CMU Facial Recognition Technology Could Be Future For Catching Criminals

Much like fingerprints, our faces are unique – no two exactly alike.

11/12/2013

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Ross Park Mall Floor Filled With Jurassic Fossils

Shoppers at Ross Park Mall search for the newest fashions, while unwittingly walking on a sea bed that dates back 150 million years.

09/23/2013

NASA Bed Rest Study

NASA is looking for a few good volunteers.

09/20/2013

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Catapult To Deliver First Pitch At Pirates Game

Just in time for the biggest series in the history of PNC Park comes this old-fashioned idea.

08/30/2013

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