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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 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 March 28, 2013

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This week in Crave: The stargazing edition

This week, we looked skyward to see Discovery's last flight -- and constellations made using LEDs, fiber optics, nylon line, and giant slingshots. Also, we got a rare look inside DC Comics' N.Y. headquarters and took a ride on a superyacht fit for supervillains.

By April 21, 2012

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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 April 19, 2012

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New meteor shower could make for heavenly viewing

The May Camelopardalids could make a fantastic debut in the night skies over North America Friday night. Here's what you need to know to take in the show.

By May 21, 2014

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See physicist surprised by news his Big Bang theory was right

Stanford Professor Andrei Linde gets a little choked up when a colleague delivers the news that his theory of cosmic inflation has been verified by the observation of primordial gravitational waves.

By March 18, 2014

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Fly by all known exoplanets in 60 seconds

For centuries, distant planets were the stuff of sci-fi, but in recent years, science has begun to confirm their existence. Take a quick tour of the more than 1,700 (so far) known exoplanets in the visible universe.

By May 6, 2014

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Kepler data dig strikes galactic gold with 715 new planets

You should't feel as alone today as you did yesterday. NASA says it has confirmed the existence of 715 new exoplanets beyond our solar system, many of them not that different from Earth in terms of size.

By February 26, 2014