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
Nov. 2 2016 9:00 AMCarving the Orion Nebula
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Nov. 1 2016 9:00 AMAstronomers Find Clouds—Yes, Water Clouds—on a Frozen Rogue World
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Oct. 30 2016 9:00 AMOh, Right. WE LIVE INSIDE A GALAXY.
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Oct. 28 2016 9:00 AMThe Raging Beauty of Monsoons
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Oct. 26 2016 9:00 AMHow Can Just Three Stars Light Up a Stellar Nursery?
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Oct. 24 2016 9:00 AMSeptember 2016 Was the Hottest September on Record. That Makes It a Solid Year of Record Heat.
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Oct. 21 2016 9:00 AMTwinkle Twinkle, Little Star, Who Wrote You? ’Twas Not Mozart.
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Oct. 19 2016 9:00 AMHow Big Is Proxima Centauri’s Planet?
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Oct. 17 2016 9:00 AMPresident Obama Reaffirms NASA’s Goal: Put Humans on Mars. But Can NASA Do It His Way?
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Oct. 13 2016 9:00 AMEarthrise From a Quarter Million Miles Away
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Oct. 11 2016 9:00 AMTime Keeps on Slippin’ Into the Future. But Why?
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Oct. 8 2016 9:00 AMDeep Sky Colors: A Gorgeous Astrophotography Book
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Oct. 6 2016 9:00 AMSo, Blue Origin Had a Pretty Good Day
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Oct. 4 2016 9:00 AMHow Big Is the Biggest Black Hole in the Universe?
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Oct. 1 2016 9:00 AMRichard Wiseman: Chairman of Illusions
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Nov. 1 2016 11:30 AMWhat Is Global Weirding?
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Oct. 31 2016 9:00 AMApparently, Sauron’s Eye Is Farther Away Than We Thought
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Oct. 29 2016 9:00 AMEthereal Gravity Wave Clouds Flow Over Colorado
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Oct. 27 2016 9:00 AMTo Know Hydrogen Is to Know the Universe
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Oct. 25 2016 9:00 AMAstronomers X-Ray Colliding Galaxies to Find a Pair of Monster Black Holes
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Oct. 22 2016 9:00 AMMars Lander Impact Site Seen From Orbit
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Oct. 20 2016 9:00 AMA Mountain of Muddy Ice Stands Tall ... on an Asteroid
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Oct. 18 2016 9:00 AMRare Galaxy Is Heading Toward Us, Not Away!
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Oct. 14 2016 9:00 AMThe Sky Is Filled With Galaxies. Like, Literally Filled With Them.
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Oct. 12 2016 9:00 AMS Marks the Spot of a Planet Being Born Around Another Star
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Oct. 10 2016 9:00 AMWould You Vote for Someone Who Thinks the Earth Is Flat?
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Oct. 7 2016 9:00 AMHurricane Matthew May Damage NASA Facilities as It Passes Near Kennedy Space Center
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Oct. 5 2016 9:00 AMMore Bad Global Warming News: Arctic Ice Reaches Second Lowest Extent on Record
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Oct. 3 2016 9:00 AMRosetta, the Great Comet Mission, Comes to an End
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Sept. 30 2016 9:00 AMEuropean Satellite Slammed by Space Debris

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