The 10 Coolest Experiments from Google Labs

When you've got thousands of the world's most brilliant engineers spending 20% of their time on whatever takes their fancy, cool software is the result.

Sky Map for Android

What it does: Turns your Android-powered mobile phone into an informational window on the night sky.

Why it's cool: Because three dots don't actually look like a centaur. Because sometimes you're curious about the heavens. Because you forgot that the Southern Hemisphere has a different set of stars. Because your kids will love it.

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