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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
Aug. 3 2014 7:30 AMWe Are All in the Gutter, but Some of Us Are Looking at the Stars
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Aug. 2 2014 7:30 AMGreetings, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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Aug. 1 2014 7:30 AMIn 2012, the Earth Dodged a Solar Bullet
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July 31 2014 10:48 AMRosetta Tiptoes Toward a Comet, Starts to See Weirdness
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July 30 2014 1:01 PMA Reminder: Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe Has Dangerously Ridiculous Ideas About Reality
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July 29 2014 9:15 AMNoctilucent Clouds … Frooooom Spaaaaaace!
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July 28 2014 11:00 AMMartian Moon Goes Googly-Eyed
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July 27 2014 7:30 AMThe Seahorse and the Rainbow
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July 25 2014 7:30 AMSpace Rocks for Two Science Promoters
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July 24 2014 7:30 AMWhat Is This Mystery Object in an Astronaut’s Photo?
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July 23 2014 11:00 AMMy 2014 Comic-Con Schedule
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July 22 2014 11:29 AMIllusion: Are These Dots Rotating or Moving in a Straight Line?
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July 21 2014 11:03 AMWith Help From Slate Plus, Bad Astronomy Readers Help Kids Get Scienced
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July 20 2014 7:00 AM45 Years Since Apollo 11 ... Yet Here We Are
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July 18 2014 5:30 AMSpacecraft Takes a Snapshot of a Cosmic Rubber Duckie
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Aug. 2 2014 1:57 PMRosetta: 1,000 Kilometers and Closing In on a Comet
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Aug. 1 2014 12:54 PMMesocyclone or Mothership?
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July 31 2014 12:53 PM50 Years Ago Today, a U.S. Spacecraft Took Its First Pictures of the Moon
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July 31 2014 7:30 AMWhat Caused This Weird Crater on the Moon?
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July 30 2014 7:30 AMWant to See the Hottest Spot in Town? Visit Enceladus Sulci!
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July 29 2014 7:30 AMThe Littlest Victims of Anti-Science Rhetoric
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July 28 2014 7:30 AMWhen a Species Poisons an Entire Planet
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July 26 2014 7:30 AMThe Bad Astronomer, as Seen on TV
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July 24 2014 11:00 AMWANT Part XX: Hubble Lego Edition
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July 23 2014 1:00 PMRocketcam Video of the SpaceX Falcon Booster Splashing Down in the Atlantic
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July 23 2014 7:30 AMAstronomers Find Alien Planet With Longest Year Yet
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July 22 2014 8:24 AMIncredible “Amateur” Photo of Colliding Galaxies
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July 21 2014 7:30 AMRobert F. Kennedy Jr.: Still Fighting the Wrong Fight
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July 19 2014 7:30 AMBreathtaking View of the Bahamas From Space
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July 17 2014 7:30 AMThe Chaotic Gorgeousness of Starbirth

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