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Pitt supercomputer flies high in space

Pitt supercomputer flies high in space

By Neena Hagen and Maggie Young

May 28, 2019

On Star Wars Day, May 4, in a galaxy not so far away, Pitt launched its newest supercomputer into the cosmos — marking the first time that the Pitt script logo, engraved in gold on the top of the machine, could be seen in space.

Editorial: Leave advertisements out of space

Editorial: Leave advertisements out of space

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 17, 2019

In a day and age where it’s nearly impossible to go anywhere without seeing some sort of advertisement, putting them in the sky seems not only irritating, but unnecessary and harmful.

Students scatter to study in green spaces

Students scatter to study in green spaces

By Joanna Li / Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Although Pitt’s campus has a lot of the amenities a traditional campus would, it doesn’t have a central green space that all the buildings on campus surround. Instead, Pitt has scattered spaces — and while there aren’t many, they still allow for a good balance between urban life and a col...

Space age brought JFK, Space Research Center to Pitt

Space age brought JFK, Space Research Center to Pitt

By Brady Langmann / Staff Writer

December 14, 2015

When Murray “Buzz” Susser enrolled in Pitt’s School of Medicine in 1962, he hoped to someday be the first doctor on the moon. An Air Force Reserve captain and former National Guard pilot, Susser wanted to trade jets for spaceships as a medical astronaut on Project Apollo. He was ready for the gi...

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