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“It’ll Take an Army” Franco’s Italian Army Fifty Years Later

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Dr. Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

Sixty-five years ago, Dr. Jonas Salk saved countless lives around the world with the development of an effective vaccine for polio. Dr. Jonas Salk (center) and his team of researchers…

From Westinghouse to Disney: Exploring Pittsburgh Robotics Past and Present

  From steel mills to steel robots, Pittsburgh is no stranger to industry. The city’s long history of technological innovation dates back to its early days as America’s steel capital,…

The Westinghouse Time Capsule

A version of this article originally appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of Western Pennsylvania History. At 1 p.m. on the 1938 autumnal equinox, Sept. 23, the Westinghouse Time Capsule…