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The science of aesthetics

Paul Klee, an early 20th-century artist, once said, “Art does not reproduce the visible, it makes things visible.” Art has a way of capturing the unfathomable,...

Segway in the City: Tourists need not walk to get around town

Fred Anderson bought his first Segway the moment they were introduced in Pittsburgh. He started giving tours and demonstrations to other people who were...

Pitt dedicates new nanofabrication building

Small science is getting bigger. Last Friday, University of Pittsburgh officials unveiled a $6.1 million nanofabrication facility. The facility will...

How Things Work: iPods

The digital music player has become a staple of everyday life for many college students. Apple’s iPod accounts for the majority of MP3 players sold worldwide. To...

SciTech Briefs

NASA receives Mars photographs Mars rover Opportunity recently sent NASA pictures taken of Mars’ Victoria crater. The crater is in the Meridiani Planum...

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