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Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

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Jan. 10 2015 11:24 AMSpaceX Launches Fifth Resupply Mission to ISS, With a Small Caveat
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Jan. 9 2015 7:30 AMWorst. Vacation Spots. Ever.
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Jan. 8 2015 7:00 AMAn Illusion That’ll Make Your Eyes Bulge
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Jan. 6 2015 1:45 PMA New Clutch of Exoplanets That Would Make Goldilocks Happy
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Jan. 5 2015 11:45 AMSpaceX Launch Tuesday Will Feature a Bonus Landing Attempt on a Robot Sea-Based Platform
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Jan. 4 2015 7:30 AMMercury Rising
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Jan. 3 2015 7:30 AMJaw-Dropping Shot of a Bright Comet
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Jan. 1 2015 7:30 AMThe Beauty of a Grain of Sand on the Cosmic Beach
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Dec. 30 2014 7:15 AMA Naked-Eye Comet for the New Year!
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Dec. 28 2014 7:30 AMAn Accidental Eclipse From 700 Million Kilometers Away
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Dec. 26 2014 7:00 AMThree Videos of the Earth From Space Will Change Your Perspective on Our Planet
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Dec. 24 2014 7:15 AMWill You Be Able to Float on Jan. 4, aka "Zero G Day"? Hint: No.
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Dec. 22 2014 1:34 PMTwinkle Twinkle Little Star, an Astrophysically Correct Book and Song Are Now What You Are
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Dec. 21 2014 7:00 AMSo, Today's the Winter Solstice. What Does That Mean, Exactly?
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Dec. 19 2014 2:15 PMThe Ghost of a Horse Warms Itself in the Flame
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Jan. 10 2015 7:30 AMTwinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Three Short Thoughts on Who You are
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Jan. 8 2015 12:30 PMNew Astronomy Video Series Premieres Next Thursday
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Jan. 7 2015 7:00 AMHubble’s Jaw-Dropping 100 Megapixel Portrait of the Andromeda Galaxy
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Jan. 6 2015 7:00 AMBehold, the Pillars of Creation
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Jan. 5 2015 7:30 AM101 Reasons to Go Outside and Look Up in 2015
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Jan. 3 2015 12:23 PMHappy Perihelion 2015!
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Jan. 2 2015 7:30 AMAn Icy Volcano and the Cosmic Cycle of Life
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Dec. 31 2014 7:30 AMThe BA Blog Year That Was
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Dec. 29 2014 7:30 AMPope Francis’ Encyclical on Global Warming
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Dec. 27 2014 7:30 AMA Tiny, Faint, Ancient Neighbor
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Dec. 25 2014 7:00 AMMerry Nerdmas!
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Dec. 23 2014 7:15 AMFollow-Up: Celebrities, Science, and Anti-Science
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Dec. 22 2014 7:15 AMSo a Galaxy Walks Into a Bar ...
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Dec. 20 2014 7:30 AMDetecting an Exoplanet … Without a Telescope
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Dec. 19 2014 7:15 AMWhen Science and Anti-Science Collide

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