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
Jan. 25 2015 7:45 AMStriking Sun Halo Display in Sweden
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 23 2015 7:00 AMCrash Course Astronomy Episode 2: Naked-Eye Observing
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 21 2015 12:49 PMMilky Way Moonset
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 20 2015 12:50 PMThe Hairy Star, the Hunter, and the Seven Sisters
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 19 2015 12:36 PMTalking Nerdy to Me
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Jan. 18 2015 7:00 AMSeriously Cool Photo of a Tropical Cyclone (With Lightning!) From Space
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 16 2015 1:05 PMWatch the SpaceX Booster Crash Into a Floating Barge
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 16 2015 7:00 AMTake a Crash Course in Astronomy
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 15 2015 7:30 AMFollow-Up: NASA’s Cruz Control
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 14 2015 7:30 AMComet Lovejoy’s Tail, Flapping in the (Solar) Wind
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 12 2015 11:55 AMYour Must-Watch Video of the Day: Space Suite
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 11 2015 7:30 AMBig History Goes Long. Very, Very Long.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 10 2015 7:30 AMTwinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Three Short Thoughts on Who You are
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 8 2015 12:30 PMNew Astronomy Video Series Premieres Next Thursday
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 7 2015 7:00 AMHubble’s Jaw-Dropping 100 Megapixel Portrait of the Andromeda Galaxy
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 24 2015 7:30 AMWatch the Moon Get Squashed From Orbit
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 22 2015 7:00 AMGOP Senate: Up Is Down; Reality Isn't Real
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 21 2015 7:30 AMNo, Astronomers Haven’t Found Two New Planets in the Outer Solar System
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Jan. 20 2015 7:00 AMApproaching the Biggest Asteroid
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 19 2015 7:00 AMWas 2014 Hot Enough for You?
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 17 2015 7:30 AMIs the Moon a Planet? QVC Asks, I Answer.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 16 2015 12:22 PMBeagle 2, Lost on Mars a Decade Ago, Has Been Found
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 15 2015 1:29 PMMesmerizing, Soaring, Real-Time Video of Splashing Northern Lights
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 14 2015 11:30 AMTen Years Ago Today, We Landed on Titan
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 13 2015 7:00 AMClimate Change–Denying Ted Cruz Will Oversee NASA. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 12 2015 7:30 AMKablam! The Newest Crater on Mars.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 10 2015 11:24 AMSpaceX Launches Fifth Resupply Mission to ISS, With a Small Caveat
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Jan. 9 2015 7:30 AMWorst. Vacation Spots. Ever.
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Jan. 8 2015 7:00 AMAn Illusion That’ll Make Your Eyes Bulge
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 6 2015 1:45 PMA New Clutch of Exoplanets That Would Make Goldilocks Happy

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