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A Gem of a Mineral Collection
By Kathryn M. Duda
A continuous flow of new specimens makes Hillman Hall of Minerals & Gems a great showcase.

The Dunfermline Demonstrations
By Derrick Barclay
Andrew Carnegie commissioned an unusual painting to commemorate his return to his birthplace in Scotland in 1881.

Mozart's Mother: The Novel
By Liane Ellison Norman
A novelist gives life to a "shadowy" figure in history: Anna Mozart

SciQuest: Up Close and Learning
By Mark Petruzzini
Now you can experience, as well as learn about, the physics of flight, the forces of nature, and waves of light and sound at Carnegie Science Center.

Natural World Photographs: Two Prizewinners


Richard Armstrong Director of Carnegie Museum of Art

Anna Pavlova's Head


Microwaving Anna Pavlova
By Matthew Fleischman

Recreating A 1914 Suffragette Parade
By Michael Orban and Patricia Eberle

Pennsylvania Crane Flies: Taking Stock
By Chen Young

Iroquois Building

From the Collections: The Iroquois Building
By Dennis McFadden

Kitchen Theater
The Thick and Thin of Fat: Pumpkin Spice Cake
By Claire Spampinato

Book Reviews-Gift Books for the Holidays

Architecture After Richardson
Reviewed by Paul Rosenblatt

Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera: How the Dreams Came True
Reviewed by David Newell

On The Cover
A new acquisition foir Hillman Hall, this aquamarine variety of the beryllium alumium silicate mineral, beryl, was mined in the 1880's from one of the famous gem districts of south-central Russia. Photograph by Debra L. Wilson.

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