Swanson School of Engineering

Ryan Caginalp, in a black jacket, uses a high powered telescope at night
Ryan Caginalp, a 16-year-old student in the University Honors College and Swanson School of Engineering, ramped up his astrophotography hobby during the pandemic. See some of his celestial images.
a woman smiling big
While it might not feel like it, more than a few good things happened in 2020. Here are stories of Pitt people and programs that made the world better during a turbulent year.
two people sitting in chairs with a geometric building outside the window behind them
Pitt photographers share a collection of photos from a year like no other.
A night sky with stars visible
Tonight through Dec. 14, Pittsburghers will have a chance to see the geminid meteor shower. Astronomy’s Sandhya Rao offers her tips for viewing.
A black smartphone connected to a charger and the Canal Battery Guard.
Developed in a Pitt engineering classroom, the Canal Battery Guard mediates between your phone and charger to keep the battery working better for longer.