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
June 2 2016 8:45 AMKing Tut Had a Dagger That Literally Fell From Space
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June 1 2016 9:00 AMSoak up a Gorgeous Photo of a Gassy Neighbor
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May 30 2016 9:00 AMIn California, Trump Takes Denial to New Lows: "There Is No Drought"
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May 28 2016 9:00 AMCelebrate Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary This Summer
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May 26 2016 9:00 AMYour Spectacularly Gorgeous Photo of a Spiral Galaxy for Today
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May 24 2016 9:15 AMThe Darkly Glowing Ribbon of Star Birth
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May 23 2016 9:00 AMJupiter May Get Whacked by an Asteroid Every Couple of Months. Ow.
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May 21 2016 9:00 AMNow’s the Best Time All Year to Look at Mars
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May 19 2016 12:00 PMCards Against Humanity Science Pack Just Helped Humanity
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May 18 2016 10:59 AMAnother Brick in the Wall: An Optical Illusion to Torment Your Brain
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May 17 2016 11:45 AMThe Sun Also Rises on the Moon
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May 16 2016 9:00 AMAstronomers Measure a Black Hole Equal to 660 Million Times the Sun’s Mass
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May 14 2016 10:48 AMGetting a $10 Billion Telescope to Stand Up Straight
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May 12 2016 1:16 PMScience in Paradise
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May 11 2016 11:45 AMCassini Takes One Last Close Look at a Tiny Weird Moon of Saturn
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June 1 2016 11:30 AMTexas Rep. Louie Gohmert Will Save Us From Gay Space Colonies
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May 31 2016 9:30 AMPHOTOS: Weird, Rare Mammatus Clouds in the Colorado Skies
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May 29 2016 9:00 AMMUST WATCH: Incredible Footage Lets You Ride a SpaceX Rocket Back to Earth
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May 27 2016 8:30 AMA Physics Outsider Says NASA Asteroid Scientists Are All Wrong. Is He Right? (Spoiler: No)
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May 25 2016 8:45 AMUpdate: Mysterious Martian Plumes May Be From a Solar Storm and Not an Impending Invasion
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May 23 2016 12:10 PMAn Optical Illusion That Proves Your Brain Is Lying to You: Are These Dunes or Pits?
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May 22 2016 9:30 AMA Million (Well, a Dozen or So) Funny Ways to Die in Space
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May 20 2016 8:45 AMOf Course Trump Chose a Global Warming Denier as His Energy Adviser
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May 19 2016 9:00 AMWhat Is the Deal With All Those White Spots on the Protoplanet Ceres?
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May 18 2016 8:45 AMWatch the Expansion of Debris Hurled Into Space by a Supernova
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May 17 2016 8:45 AMYou Just Lived Through the Hottest April on Record. And March. And February. And January. And December. And ...
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May 15 2016 9:15 AMOur Weird and Wonderful World: Kinked Chain of von Kármán Vortices
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May 13 2016 9:00 AMHere Be Robots: A Medieval Map of Mars
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May 12 2016 8:30 AMCreationist Ken Ham Tries to Use Science to Disprove Science. It Doesn’t Go Well.
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May 11 2016 8:30 AMPlanets, Planets, Everywhere: Kepler Reveals More Than 1,000 New Alien Worlds

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