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A year's worth of (bad) astronomy facts

For most of 2012, Phil Plait of Bad Astronomy tweeted a random astronomy fact every day. To kick off 2013, you can read all of those facts in one place.

By January 8, 2013

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Astronomy: It's not just for nighttime viewing

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series crawls up to 9,200 feet and gawks at the massive Dunn Solar Telescope in the tiny community of Sunspot.

By April 23, 2012

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Ep. 1540: Astronomy is a girl's best friend

On today's show, we discover the universe's biggest diamond floating out there in space. Plus, the FCC is investigating why cell phone networks went down during this week's East Coast earthquake, especially with Hurricane Irene bearing down on the East Coast even as we speak. Our BOL PSA to you: text, don't call. And also, be safe. Plus, Pandora makes some money and the most awkward voicemail session ever.

By August 26, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1540: Astronomy is a girl's best friend (Podcast)

On today's show, we discover the universe's biggest diamond floating out there in space. Plus, the FCC is investigating why cell phone networks went down during this week's East Coast earthquake, especially with Hurricane Irene bearing down on the East Coast even as we speak. Our BOL PSA to you: text, don't call. And also, be safe. Plus, Pandora makes some money and the most awkward voicemail session ever.

By August 26, 2011

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Google Sky, Slooh bringing users live astronomy

Partnership will allow fans of Google's popular sky map to see near-real-time imagery of the sky, taken by users of Slooh's Internet-based observatory telescopes.

By October 15, 2010

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Today only: Free astronomy apps for iPhone

To help commemorate today's anniversary of the moon landing, Carina Software is giving away a pair of astronomy apps--one for serious astronomers, the other for stargazers.

By July 20, 2009

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Ye gods! Royal Observatory chooses best space pics

From galaxies to moonrises, the Astronomy Photographer of the Year images offer stunning views of the universe.

By September 24, 2013

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SkyScout: the iPod of astronomy?

One of the most exciting products at this year's CES was the SkyScout. This handheld gizmo can identify and locate stars and other celestial objects in the night sky. Crave really, really wants one

January 10, 2006

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Space geeks, show us your Instagram best

Things are looking up. For our latest reader Instagram gallery, we're asking for images related to space and astronomy -- the sun, the moon, the stars, the Lego spaceship you built.

By November 5, 2013