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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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'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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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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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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Sky Guide

If you want to learn more about the stars, planets, and satellites spinning around us at all times of the day, Sky Guide is the best app to do it with.

October 7, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating October 7, 2013

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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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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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CNET News Daily Podcast: 'Profound pain' over ads in China

Waledac botnet is "decimated," ad companies in China worry their businesses are in danger if Google pulls search operation, Bing Maps goes stargazing.

By March 17, 2010