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
June 20 2015 7:15 AMIncredible Time-Lapse of a Massive Volcano Eruption
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June 18 2015 11:30 AMRosetta’s Comet Warms Up
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June 17 2015 7:15 AMThe Crab, in Context
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June 16 2015 7:15 AMA Very Close Encounter Between Jupiter and Venus on June 30
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June 15 2015 7:15 AMWarm Neptunes May Be Predominantly Helium and Appear Gray
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June 14 2015 7:00 AMPrecision Astrophotography: Iridium Satellite Transits Jupiter (Video)
Bad Astronomy
June 12 2015 12:46 PMThe Beauty of Power: Mesocyclone over South Dakota
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June 11 2015 7:00 AMThe Science of Jurassic Park
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June 10 2015 7:00 AMA Science Fiction Parable
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June 9 2015 11:30 AMThe Sputtering Jet of NGC 3862
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June 8 2015 7:15 AMTwo Ways to Vicariously Experience a Visit to Pluto
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June 6 2015 7:00 AMIt Was Only Logical: An Asteroid for Spock
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June 5 2015 7:00 AMGlobal Warming Hasn't Stopped
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June 3 2015 12:54 PMThe Truth About Toilets and the Coriolis Effect
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June 2 2015 1:49 PMNASA Orders First Round of Crew Launches from Boeing
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June 19 2015 7:00 AMComets Are Hairy, Dirty Snowballs 
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June 18 2015 7:00 AMAstronomers Measure a Mars-Sized Exoplanet for the First Time
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June 16 2015 12:00 PMMaster of Puns
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June 15 2015 12:00 PMCircular Rainbows, What Do They Mean?
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June 14 2015 11:10 AMAfter Seven Months in Hibernation, Comet Lander Is Alive and Well
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June 13 2015 7:00 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Outtakes 2
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June 12 2015 7:00 AMSamantha Cristoforetti Breaks the Record for Longest Single Spaceflight by a Woman. That Actually Is Important. For Now.
Bad Astronomy
June 10 2015 11:45 AMWhite Spots on Ceres Just Get Weirder
Video
June 9 2015 12:02 PMJurassic Park ScienceSteven Spielberg's blockbuster is very entertaining—and very wrong.
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June 9 2015 7:00 AMTime-Lapse Video from a Soyuz Capsule Docking with the Space Station
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June 7 2015 7:00 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Asteroids
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June 5 2015 12:59 PMSomething I Hope I Never See Again
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June 4 2015 7:00 AMCircular Rainbow over Niagara Falls (Video)
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June 3 2015 7:00 AMFaster-Than-Light Black Hole Jet Traffic Jam
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June 2 2015 11:35 AMScience Advice and Sexual Harassment

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