Phil Plait
Phil Plait Phil Plait

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

Bad Astronomy
Jan. 18 2016 9:15 AMThat Weird Star That Doesn’t Have Alien Megastructures Around It? It Keeps Getting Weirder.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 17 2016 9:15 AMSpaceX Launch Sunday Will Attempt Second Booster Landing ... Over the Ocean
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 15 2016 9:30 AMHow Will the Universe Die?
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 14 2016 9:30 AMScientists Measure the Seafloor Using Gravity as a Yardstick
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 12 2016 11:45 AMThis Is Not a Still From a Sci-Fi Movie
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 11 2016 11:16 AMSpace Oddities
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 10 2016 9:30 AMIs Glass a Liquid? 
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 8 2016 9:00 AMIncredible New High-Res Photos Reveal Pluto’s Breathtaking, Icy Surface
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 6 2016 12:36 PMWanna Take an Interactive Crash Course Tour of the Solar System?
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 5 2016 12:53 PMAstronauts Want You to Help Save the World
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 4 2016 12:15 PMThe Best Upcoming Astronomical Events of 2016
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 3 2016 9:00 AMThe Best Meteor Shower You’ve Never Heard of Peaks This Week
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 1 2016 3:09 PMHuge Fireball Over Spain Marks the End of 2015 
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 31 2015 9:15 AMThe Top Space and Astronomy Stories of 2015
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 29 2015 9:30 AMA Lovely Portrait of a Saturn Moon and Backlit Rings
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 17 2016 4:53 PMIt Was a Complete Toss-up: The Packers Lost a Playoff Game Because of ... Torque? 
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 16 2016 9:30 AMIce Crystals Draw a City Map in Lights Across the Sky!
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 14 2016 11:45 AMWatch Climate Scientists Slam Sen. Ted Cruz Over Global Warming
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 13 2016 9:30 AMThe Force of Global Warming
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 12 2016 9:30 AMFacebook CEO Zuckerberg Promotes Vaccines, Gets a Load of Anti-Vaxxers Polluting His Post
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 11 2016 9:15 AMGardasil: More Anti-Vax Claims Don’t Stand Up to Scrutiny
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 9 2016 9:00 AMA Brief History of the Universe 
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 7 2016 11:58 AMThe Milky Way From a Meteorite Crater
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 6 2016 9:30 AMDawn Is Now Close Enough to Ceres to Kiss It
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 5 2016 9:30 AMSaturn’s Bull’s-Eye Moons
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 4 2016 9:15 AMWill the Asteroid Apophis Hit Earth in 2036? No. Seriously, No.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 2 2016 9:15 AMToday the Earth Is Closer to the Sun Than It Will Be All Year
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 1 2016 9:15 AMThe Simpsons Got the Moon Backward. So What?
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 30 2015 10:00 AMStunning Time-Lapse, Slo-Mo Video of Oregon’s Coast
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 28 2015 9:15 AMThe Amazing SpaceX Rocket Landing (Gallery)

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