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. 30 2016 9:00 AMWeird: Astronomers Find Three Exploded Stars Nested Like Russian Dolls
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Aug. 27 2016 9:00 AMHappy Goaturday
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Aug. 25 2016 9:00 AMFollow-Up: Just How Hot Was July 2016?
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Aug. 23 2016 9:00 AMAmazing Super Slo-Mo Footage of SpaceX Rockets in Flight
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Aug. 20 2016 9:00 AMPileus Cloud: Odd Cap-Shaped Cloud Over a Storm
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Aug. 18 2016 9:00 AMSo What Exactly Is an “Alien Megastructure”?
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Aug. 17 2016 9:00 AMNo, That’s Not a Picture of Antarctica From Space
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Aug. 15 2016 9:00 AMNo, Chemtrails Are Not an Actual Thing
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Aug. 13 2016 9:00 AMFreaky Time-Lapse Video Showing the Sun Spinning Around the North Pole
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Aug. 11 2016 9:00 AMAstronomers Plan for a Chance to See Moons Around an Exoplanet
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Aug. 9 2016 9:00 AMNASA High Definition Camera Creates Stunning Slo-Mo Rocket Booster Footage
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Aug. 7 2016 9:15 AMThe Path You Must Follow to Understand a Comet
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Aug. 5 2016 9:00 AMThe Perseid Meteor Shower May Have a Strong Outburst of Shooting Stars This Year. Here’s How to Watch.
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Aug. 3 2016 9:00 AMSpaceX Test Fires a Second-Hand Booster That Returned to Earth.
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Aug. 1 2016 9:00 AMX Marks the Spot of a Giant Peanut in the Center of Our Galaxy. Yes, Seriously.
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Aug. 29 2016 9:00 AMWhy Do We Have Such a Hard Time Grasping Climate Change?
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Aug. 26 2016 9:00 AMSee Jupiter and Venus Pass VERY Close Together This Weekend
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Aug. 24 2016 1:00 PMAstronomers Discover a New Planet Orbiting the Closest Star to the Sun!
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Aug. 22 2016 9:00 AMGlobal Warming Has Now Made the Northwest Passage a Thing
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Aug. 19 2016 9:00 AMSpectacular Photo of a Cosmic Flower Pollinating the Universe
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Aug. 17 2016 9:00 AMTrump’s Vice Presidential Pick Mike Pence is a Creationist
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Aug. 16 2016 9:00 AMYou Just Lived Through the Hottest July on Record. And June. And May. And April. And March. And February. And January. And December. And ...
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Aug. 14 2016 9:00 AMNASA Video Shows Meteor Shower … From Above!
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Aug. 12 2016 9:00 AMJaw-Dropping Photo of Orion Nebula Is Loaded With Beauty and Packed With Science
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Aug. 10 2016 9:00 AMIt’s Still Probably Not Aliens, but That Weird Star Keeps on Getting Weirder
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Aug. 8 2016 9:00 AMGOP Sen. Ron Johnson: Lack of Global Warming Is “Scientifically Proven.” Yeah, About That …
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Aug. 6 2016 9:00 AMHo-Hum, Another Gorgeous Colorado Sunset … but Wait, There’s More!
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Aug. 4 2016 9:00 AMSenior House Republican Says Earth Is Cooling. Seriously. She Keeps Saying It, Too.
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Aug. 2 2016 9:00 AMBlue Origin Reports the Parachute Failure Test Was a Success
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July 31 2016 9:15 AMHelp Make Women NASA Lego Minifigs a Reality

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