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
May 24 2015 7:30 AMA Comet Throws Its Own Shade
Bad Astronomy
May 22 2015 2:42 PMRide Along with the SpaceX Dragon Capsule As It Rockets into the Sky
Bad Astronomy
May 21 2015 12:00 PMGosh
Bad Astronomy
May 20 2015 12:01 PMThing Explainer: A New Book by xkcd Author Randall Munroe
Bad Astronomy
May 19 2015 11:58 AMUSGS Releases Gorgeous Maps of the Moon
Bad Astronomy
May 18 2015 1:22 PMBad Astronomy Video: How Likely Are We to Die From an Asteroid Impact?
Bad Astronomy
May 17 2015 7:30 AMDance of the Noctilucent Clouds (Video)
Bad Astronomy
May 15 2015 7:15 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Jupiter’s Moons
Bad Astronomy
May 14 2015 7:30 AMVideo of Landslide Causing Small Volcano Eruption in Hawaii
Bad Astronomy
May 13 2015 7:00 AMNew Horizons Has Now Seen All Five Known Moons of Pluto
Bad Astronomy
May 12 2015 7:00 AMLouisiana Burns Science at the Stake
Bad Astronomy
May 11 2015 12:27 PMThe Bright Spots of Ceres Spin Into View
Bad Astronomy
May 10 2015 7:30 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Jupiter
Bad Astronomy
May 8 2015 7:15 AMSaturn’s Icy Moon Rhea, in Stunning Detail
Bad Astronomy
May 7 2015 7:00 AMRep. Lamar Smith (Who Chairs the House Science Committee) Writes Climate Change Denying Op-Ed
Bad Astronomy
May 23 2015 7:15 AMHow Do Clouds Form?
Bad Astronomy
May 22 2015 7:00 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Saturn!
Bad Astronomy
May 21 2015 7:00 AMAnother Stunning Photo of the Comet From Rosetta
Bad Astronomy
May 20 2015 7:00 AMAmazing Video of a Tornado and a Rainbow
Bad Astronomy
May 19 2015 7:00 AMUsing Sunlight to Propel Spacecraft: LightSail Launches Wednesday!
Bad Astronomy
May 18 2015 7:00 AMNo, a Planetary Alignment on May 28 Won’t Cause an Earthquake
Bad Astronomy
May 16 2015 7:30 AMClimate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe: What If Climate Change Is Real? 
Bad Astronomy
May 14 2015 11:15 AMSunset Over the Nile ... From Space
Bad Astronomy
May 13 2015 10:45 AMSmarter Every Day Goes to Space
Bad Astronomy
May 12 2015 10:45 AMIncredible Astrophoto Taken From Inside City Lights
Bad Astronomy
May 11 2015 12:42 PMVideo: How Did Pluto’s Moons Get There?
Bad Astronomy
May 11 2015 7:30 AMCO2 Hits Another All-Time High. We Can’t Go On Like This.
Bad Astronomy
May 9 2015 7:30 AMBreathtaking Map of the Cloudy Earth
Bad Astronomy
May 7 2015 11:37 AMRussian Space Capsule Will Re-Enter Earth’s Atmosphere Thursday
Bad Astronomy
May 6 2015 10:16 AMDramatic Video of SpaceX Pad Abort Test Flight

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