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Perseid meteors light up skies tonight, despite supermoon

These showers are so stunning that Google even dedicated an animated Doodle to the celestial show.

By August 12, 2014


SkyLight smartphone-microscope mount: Let's get small (video)

Adapter enables users to capture microscopic images -- of everything from flowers to insects to pathogens -- with their smartphone. SmartPlanet visits SkyLight for a hands-on look at the device.

By March 26, 2012


MIT to turn sky into dancing-umbrella light show

What happens when you give hundreds of strangers umbrellas fitted with multicolored LEDs? The sky gets groovy -- and maybe you learn something about networked robots.

By May 14, 2013


Swarm of quadrotors lights up the Austrian sky

This formation of 50 flying LED drones may appear to be a UFO, but it's really a programmable formation of 3D shapes. Could this catch on as a form of art?

By September 6, 2012


Astronauts' urine lights up the sky

The disposal of a rather large amount of astronaut waste from the space shuttle Discovery creates a glowing effect in the sky for observers.

By September 16, 2009


Shuttle lights up sky with spectacular launch

The shuttle Discovery, delayed by bad weather and problems with a hydrogen valve, roared to life and rocketed into orbit overnight Friday to kick-start a space station resupply mission.

By August 28, 2009


How to turn your iPhone into a microscope eyepiece

The SkyLight claims to be a revolutionary device that allows your iPhone or other smartphone to take images from even old microscopes and allow them to be instantly shared.

By November 27, 2011


Lenovo Skylight smartbook

At CES 2010, Brian Tong shows us the Lenovo Skylight smartbook.

By January 9, 2010


Lenovo tablets, smartbooks delayed for Android

A pair of the most-anticipated mobile computers from this year's CES show were Lenovo's U1 Hybrid and Skylight smartbook.

By May 28, 2010


Did the tablet kill the smartbook?

Lenovo's Skylight has been delayed, and news on smartbooks in general has evaporated. What's become of last year's short-lived trend-word? Is the iPad the culprit?

By June 3, 2010