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Current Weather Info & Maps

Precise Time &
Calendars

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Including Health, Medical, &
Environmental Info

History of Science
& Technology

Eclipse of the Sun / Solar Eclipse:
Tips For Safe Viewing

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) -
Astronomy and Other Sciences

NEWS: Planetarium,
Astronomy, Space

Citizen Science Projects

Quick-Reference Page - Science Including
Current Weather Info & Maps
Precise Time & Calendars

SpaceWatchtower
Blog


General Interest

Kahn Academy Free-of-Charge Tutorial Videos

TED
Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.

Apple Computer's "ITunes U"
Accessible content includes college lectures, slideshows, PDFs, films, exhibit tours, and audiobooks
(Media formats supported include AAC, MP3, MPEG-4, and PDF.)
from more than 600 universities, museums, libraries, and
public (and some commercial) radio and television programs.

Scientific American Magazine *** Smithsonian Institute *** Smithsonian Magazine *** Physics Central *** Learn About Robots


Weather and Climate
Including Current Weather Information and Maps

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Eastern Time Zone
(Continual)

All U.S.A. Time Zones &
Coord. Universal Time (UTC)
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Moon Phases: Today *** Current Month

Pittsburgh - Current Day:

Sun Rise & Set Times

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Weather - Current:

Temperature & Conditions

Forecast

Maps

Current Weather Conditions for Pittsburgh's Lower North Side
(Real-Time Readings)

Weather Forecast

Current Conditions: Pgh Airport(PSU)

Pennsylvania Weather Page(PSU)

National Weather Service, Pittsburgh ****** Current Weather Conditions - Airport

Space Weather

Weather Conversion Charts --

Temperature: Fahrenheit to Celsius *** Celsius to Fahrenheit: Human Exposure * Complete List

New National Weather Service Wind Chill Index: Chart * Chart and More Information

National Weather Service Heat Index: Chart * Calculator * More Information

Dew Point--Relative Humidity Conversions --

Simple & Approximate Conversions: Link 1 * Link 2 * Conversion Chart

Conversion Calculators: Link 1 * Link 2

MAPS -- Current Radar and Satellite Weather Information

Storm Tracking - Radar Maps:

Pittsburgh

Mid-Atlantic
States

Chicago

Midwestern
States

North
America

Cloud Cover - Satellite Images:

North America

World

Original Buhl Planetarium "Weather Bureau" Exhibit


Precise Time and Calendars

Precise Time: * AFTER first visit must click link AND CLICK "REFRESH" for updated time.

Eastern Time Zone
(Continual)

All U.S.A. Time Zones &
Coord. Universal Time (UTC)
*

Moon Phases: Today *** Current Month

Pittsburgh - Current Day:

Sun Rise & Set Times

Moon Rise & Set Times

Weather - Current:

Temperature & Conditions

Forecast

Maps

Astronomical Calendar

Current Month

Current Year

Calendar Archives

10,000 Year Calendar

Continual Precise Prevailing(Standard or Daylight Saving) Time
for the Eastern Time Zone of the United States of America

(U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology)

Precise Time: ALL U.S. Time Zones(U.S. Naval Observatory)

Time Conversion Table: Between Eastern Time and Coordinated Universal Time
(Time at the Prime Meridian, Greenwich, England)

World and National Population Clocks(U.S. Bureau of the Census)


Astronomy, Earth, and Space Sciences

Eclipse of the Sun / Solar Eclipse:
Tips For Safe Viewing

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) -
Astronomy and Other Sciences

NEWS: Planetarium,
Astronomy, Space

Planetarium Computer Program
Stellarium
Free open-source planetarium software for
download to your computer (43.5 Megabytes).
It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what
you see with the naked-eye, binoculars or a telescope.

Citizen Science Projects

Quick-Reference Page - Science Including
Current Weather Info & Maps
Precise Time & Calendars

SpaceWatchtower
Blog

Astronomical Calendar

Current Month

Calendar Archives

See an Unexplained Object in the Sky? Have a Question About Astronomy or Other Sciences?
Ask an Expert from Friends of the Zeiss!

Precise Time: * AFTER first visit must click link AND CLICK "REFRESH" for updated time.

Eastern Time Zone
(Continual)

All U.S.A. Time Zones &
Coord. Universal Time (UTC)
*

Moon Phases: Today *** Current Month

Pittsburgh - Current Day:

Sun Rise & Set Times

Moon Rise & Set Times

Weather - Current:

Temperature & Conditions

Forecast

Maps

Sun & Moon Rise/Set Information for -

Carnegie, Pennsylvania 15106 -
Latitude: North 40 degrees 24 minutes 25 seconds (40.4095 degrees)
Longitude: West: 80 degrees 5 minutes 12 seconds (80.1154 degrees)
Elevation Above Mean Sea Level: 833 feet (254 meters) --
At a Glance
(Scroll to bottom of page.)

From the U.S. Naval Observatory: Other U.S. Locations *** More Astronomical Data

Astronomical and Space Calendars -
From Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and Observatory: *** From NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Current Orbital Location of International Space Station

Space Weather

NASA Eclipse Home Page

Images from Total Solar Eclipse: Feb. 26, 1998

Space Sciences: Challenger Learning Center

Amateur Astronomers' Association of Pittsburgh(AAAP) and Wagman Winterfest

The Astronomical League******The Astronomical League: History

Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and Observatory, Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh

History of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, Pittsburgh
Including the oldest operable, major planetarium projector in the world !

Other Science History Links

Astronomy magazine******Sky and Telescope magazine *** Space.com


Biology and Life Sciences
Including Health and Medical Information

Encyclopedia of Life *** Census of Marine Life *** Bird Watching and Identification

***

Medical Search Engines for the General Public:

Healthline *** Web MD *** Dr. Koop *** Medicine.net *** Medline Plus (National Institutes of Health)

Brain Facts - A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System

Medical Information from Medical Television Shows: "The Dr. Oz Show" *** "The Doctors"

Scitable
Free science library and personal learning tool concentrating on
genetics, the study of evolution, variation, and the rich complexity of living organisms.

How's Your Health.org
Your Personalized Guide to the Best Health Care and Medical Care

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Height/Weight Tables for Men and Women

For Professionals:

MEDLine: National Library of Medicine

History of the BioCorner Embryology (Chick-Hatching) Exhibit of
The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science
Pittsburgh

***

Environment

Photograph: Ice skaters on Lake Elizabeth, West Park, North Side of Pittsburgh
approximately one hundred years ago.
(Photograph from web site of The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh)

Due to climate change/global warming, it is no longer possible to ice skate on Lake Elizabeth today.

World and National Population Clocks(U.S. Bureau of the Census)
World population increases, among other variables, drive environmental problems.


History of Science and Technology

History of Science & Technology Research Guide
Emory University Libraries (M. Elaine Wagner)

Space Calendar (NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

NASA Eclipse Resource Page

History: The Astronomical League

History of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, Pittsburgh
Including the Oldest Operable Major Planetarium Projector in the World !

History of the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago
America's Oldest Planetarium Institution !

History of Astronomer, Educator, and Optician John A. Brashear

History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries

Other Science History Links




Return to Quick-Reference Pages Guide.

Return to History of Andrew Carnegie Free Library.

Return to History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries.

Return to History of Astronomer, Educator, and Optician John A. Brashear.

Return to History of Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago.

Return to History of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, Pittsburgh.


Other Internet Web Sites of Interest

History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries

History of Astronomer, Educator, and Optician John A. Brashear, Friend of Andrew Carnegie

History of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, Pittsburgh -
Which Housed the Oldest Operable Major Planetarium Projector in the World !

History of The Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago - America's First Major Planetarium !

The Duquesne Incline, Pittsburgh -
Historic Cable Car Railway Serving Commuters and Tourists since 1877 !

Other History Links


Authored By Glenn A. Walsh *** Sponsored By Friends of the Zeiss

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for use of their digital scanner and other computer equipment, and other assistance provided in the production of this web site.
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