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Visiting Mauna Kea, the world's best spot for stargazing

Crave's Eric Mack recently trekked to the top of Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano to visit one of the most advanced observatories on Earth, the "eyes of humanity" in the middle of the Pacific.

By February 19, 2014

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Stargazing at Hawaii's Mauna Kea (pictures)

Join Crave's Eric Mack as he ascends to the top of the Mauna Kea volcano to visit the Keck Observatory, which houses two of the world's most high-powered telescopes.

11 Images By February 19, 2014

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A galactic stargazer takes a final look before bowing out (pictures)

The Herschel Space Observatory is about to run out of fuel. But its nearly four-year mission has produced a wealth of new knowledge about our universe.

9 Images By March 28, 2013

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'Game of Thrones' slimeball stars in new sci-fi salute to space

Watch Lord Baelish teach Jedi-like powers to his apprentice in a future where humans have superpowers, thanks in part to the little robot that plans to land on a comet next month.

By October 27, 2014

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'Urban Stargazing' gives city folks back their stars (images)

Designer Oscar Lhermitte uses LEDs, fiber optics, nylon line, and giant slingshots to beat back light pollution and reconnect people with the aeons-old mysteries of the night sky.

8 Images By April 19, 2012

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Cosmic effort provides best view yet of distant colliding galaxies

Behold the best look yet at a massive intergalactic train wreck in progress. It's also a glimpse at what the universe looked like when it was only half its current age.

By August 26, 2014

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Help identify these city nightscapes shot from the ISS

Over 300,000 photos of Earth at night have been snapped by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Now, a crowdsourcing project aims to identify and geotag the spectacular shots.

By August 22, 2014

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Gorgeous astrophotography video shows heavens from Earth

Photographer Gavin Heffernan turns his lens on the night skies from two US national parks to make an awe-inspiring video that looks like something out of a fantasy novel.

By August 4, 2014

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Summer's best meteor showers streak night skies

Just in time for the new moon, the Delta Aquarid showers peak on Monday and Tuesday and the Perseid showers start to get under way.

By July 28, 2014

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Shazam names that tune on Google Glass, but only in the UK

Google Glass went on sale outside the US for the first time today, and only British music fans can ask their high-tech specs what song is playing.

By June 23, 2014