Phil Plait
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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!  

Bad Astronomy
Feb. 12 2015 7:00 AMThe Chicks of the Seagull
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 11 2015 7:30 AMCloudy Night Pareidolia: Astronomical Faces in the Sky
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 10 2015 11:45 AMA Spectacular New Image of a Comet
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 9 2015 12:00 PMThe Universe Smiles From 7.5 Billion Light-Years Away
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 8 2015 7:30 AMSpaceX Launch and Second Attempt to Land a Booster on a Floating Barge Tonight
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 6 2015 7:30 AMCrash Course Astronomy Episode 4: Phases of the Moon
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 5 2015 7:15 AMFly Along the Andromeda Galaxy (Video)
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 4 2015 7:15 AMWait. How Big Is Space Again? (Video.)
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 3 2015 11:00 AMThe Long, Hot ISS Summer
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 2 2015 12:57 PMThe Climate Change Elevator Pitch
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 1 2015 7:30 AMIllusion of Lights: Stunning Time-Lapse Animation (Video)
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 30 2015 7:00 AMWhy Did President Obama Talk to a Bunch of YouTubers? Because They’re the New Face of Media.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 29 2015 7:30 AMLaser Rocket Aurora!
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 28 2015 7:30 AMIncredible Video of a Rare Sun Halo Display
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 27 2015 7:00 AMCatching a Comet’s Dusty Breath
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 11 2015 12:28 PMA Day in Space: Two Missions Down, One to Go
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 10 2015 1:38 PMToday Is a Busy Day in Space
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 10 2015 7:00 AMNo, Adjusting Temperature Measurements Is Not a Scandal
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 9 2015 7:30 AMPlane Luck
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 7 2015 7:30 AMWatch Jupiter’s Moons Dance
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 5 2015 11:30 AMHere. Allow Me to Creep You Out.
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 4 2015 11:45 AMPublic Astronomy Talk in Florida on Feb. 26
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 3 2015 2:43 PMDisneyland and Measles: Who to Blame, and How?
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 3 2015 7:15 AMNASA Has Its Sights Set on Europa. And It Has a Decent Shot at Getting There.
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 2 2015 7:30 AMWatch Our Planet’s Mesmerizing Vapors (Video)
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 31 2015 7:30 AMSo, About That Huge Discovery Last Year About the Young Universe ...
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 29 2015 5:37 PMCrash Course Astronomy Episode 3: Cycles in the Sky
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 28 2015 11:44 AMSpaceX Drops Lawsuit Against Air Force
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 27 2015 11:41 AMAstronomers Find Ancient Earth-Sized Planets in Our Galactic Backyard
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 26 2015 7:00 AMStunning Comet Close-Up Photos Reveal a Tiny Alien World

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