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
May 9 2016 11:45 AMMercury Is a Planet With a Lot of Highs and Lows
Bad Astronomy
May 8 2016 9:30 AMNew Comic Book Miniseries Sends a Hapless Crew to Colonize Venus
Bad Astronomy
May 6 2016 9:00 AMBig Bird, a Ridiculously High-Energy Neutrino, Traveled Across the Universe to Teach Us Science
Bad Astronomy
May 4 2016 9:15 AMHubble’s Successor Gets a Golden Eye
Bad Astronomy
May 3 2016 11:45 AMAstronomers Found Three Earth-Size Worlds Around a Nearby Star. But Don’t Pack Your Bags Just Yet.
Bad Astronomy
May 2 2016 12:00 PMHow Do You Hide an Entire Galaxy? Turn Down the Light Switch.
Bad Astronomy
May 1 2016 8:45 AMWatch a 360° Interactive View of the SpaceX Booster Ocean Landing
Bad Astronomy
April 29 2016 9:00 AMUnderstanding the Universe Means Taking a Warped Path
Bad Astronomy
April 27 2016 8:30 AMAstronomers Find a Moon for Pluto’s Little Sibling
Bad Astronomy
April 25 2016 11:30 AMWhat Is Better Than Five Days in Hawaiian Paradise? Adding Science to It.
Bad Astronomy
April 24 2016 9:30 AMAstrophoto: A Twice-Lit Moon Kisses the Horizon
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April 22 2016 9:15 AMHigh Noon on a Comet
Bad Astronomy
April 21 2016 9:00 AMLook! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … Actually, It’s a Bird and a Rocket.
Bad Astronomy
April 20 2016 9:30 AMUnless Aliens Are Building Comets, It’s Still Probably Not Aliens Messing With That Star
Bad Astronomy
April 19 2016 9:15 AMDon’t Trust Your Brain: Are These Lines Moving, or Is This a Spinning Square?
Bad Astronomy
May 9 2016 7:00 AMReminder: How to Watch Monday’s Transit of Mercury Across the Sun
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May 7 2016 9:30 AMSpaceX Stuck Its Fastest Landing Yet. Here’s Why That’s Important. 
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May 5 2016 9:30 AMHere’s What You Need to Know to Watch Monday’s Rare Mercury Transit
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May 3 2016 2:24 PMJimmy Kimmel: Climate Hero
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May 3 2016 9:00 AMElon Musk Wants to Land a Spaceship on Mars. The Weird Thing Is … He Can Do It.
Bad Astronomy
May 2 2016 9:30 AMIt Is Easy Being Green ... but for the Earth, That’s Not a Good Sign
Bad Astronomy
April 30 2016 9:15 AMNo, Despite Claims on Facebook, Saturn Won’t Loom Over the Earth on May 1
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April 28 2016 9:15 AMClimate Change Is Strangling Our Oceans
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April 26 2016 9:00 AMGorgeous Astrophoto of an Emerald Green Comet That’s Full of Surprises
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April 25 2016 9:15 AMHome Owner's Insurance in Ganges Mensa Must Cost a Fortune
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April 23 2016 9:30 AMValley of the Cosmos: A Gorgeous Astrophotograph
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April 21 2016 11:45 AMA Seriously Massive Bubble Blown in Space Celebrates Hubble’s 26th Anniversary
Bad Astronomy
April 20 2016 11:45 AMFor Science and Science Fiction, the Future Is Here
Bad Astronomy
April 19 2016 12:30 PMThe Spider Nebula Is Full of Babies! Baby Stars, So You’re OK, Arachnophobes
Bad Astronomy
April 18 2016 11:45 AMScientists Are Getting Involved in Sci-Fi, and the Result Is Better TV and Movies for All of Us

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