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
Aug. 5 2015 11:19 AMTake a Science Trip to Hawaii
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Aug. 4 2015 12:56 PMA New Eye on Earth
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Aug. 4 2015 7:00 AMHuckabee Once Again Is Completely Wrong About Science
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Aug. 2 2015 7:00 AMLife Above 5,000 Feet
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July 31 2015 7:30 AMThe Rainbow Disconnection
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July 29 2015 7:15 AMWhen Galaxies Eat Up and Spit Out Other Galaxies
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July 28 2015 7:15 AMCometary Sarlacc Pits
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July 26 2015 7:00 AMSTEREO-A Peeks Out From Behind the Sun
Bad Astronomy
July 24 2015 3:00 PMMore Amazing Images of Pluto: Ice Flows and an Aura of Haze
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July 24 2015 7:00 AMStick With Me and I’ll Make You Understand Stars, Kid
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July 23 2015 7:00 AMWalking Comic-Con With Adam Savage and a Real Astronaut
Bad Astronomy
July 21 2015 12:29 PMThe Earth From 1.5 Million Kilometers Away
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July 20 2015 11:28 AMHelp the Smithsonian Conserve Neil Armstrong's Iconic Spacesuit
Bad Astronomy
July 19 2015 7:30 AMAstrophoto: Gorgeous Shot of a Magnificent Comet
Bad Astronomy
July 17 2015 2:50 PMNew Close-Up Pictures of Pluto and Charon Show They’re Truly Bizarre Places
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Aug. 5 2015 7:00 AMAstronomers Observe Two Asteroids Kissing
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Aug. 4 2015 11:15 AMSmithsonian Apollo Spacesuit Crowdfunding Effort Successful!
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Aug. 3 2015 7:00 AMDescent Onto an Alien World
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Aug. 1 2015 7:00 AMExoplanets Will Air Next Week
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July 30 2015 7:15 AMThe Summer That Changed Science Fiction at the Movies
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July 28 2015 1:16 PMEarth-Size Doesn’t Mean Earthlike.
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July 27 2015 7:00 AMNew Study Shows HPV Vaccine Is Safe 
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July 25 2015 7:00 AMAstronaut Chris Hadfield Gets Animated in a New Comedy Science Series
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July 24 2015 12:47 PMA Pluto Apéritif
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July 23 2015 1:13 PMExoplanet Kepler-452b Orbits a Star Very Much Like the Sun in Its Habitable Zone
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July 22 2015 7:00 AMMore Pluto Mountains, This Time With Craters
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July 21 2015 7:00 AMSpaceX Thinks It Has Found the Cause of the Falcon 9 Rocket Loss in June
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July 20 2015 7:00 AMTwo Planets and the Moon Line Up in the Night Sky
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July 18 2015 7:30 AMDoctor Who Season 9
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July 17 2015 7:00 AMHow Do Astronomers Measure the Distances to Stars?

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