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
Nov. 22 2016 8:45 AMNo, There’s No “Huge Blue Globe” in Front of the Sun
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 19 2016 9:00 AMThis Is NOT the Milky Way. Except It Is.
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 17 2016 8:45 AMThe Supermoon, Global Warming, and Flooding: A Taste of Things to Come
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Nov. 15 2016 9:00 AMAn Eerie Hex on Saturn
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Nov. 12 2016 9:00 AMGet Bent. If You’re Light From Setting Stars, That Is.
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Nov. 10 2016 9:00 AMRed vs. Blue Plays Out in a Star Cluster
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Nov. 8 2016 8:30 AMI’m With Saturn
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Nov. 6 2016 9:00 AMStunning Astrophoto of a Star-Forming Nebula
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Nov. 4 2016 9:00 AMCeres Just Keeps Getting Weirder. Just Look at Oxo Crater.
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Nov. 2 2016 12:15 PMThe Gorgeous Remains of a Catastrophic Volcanic Explosion
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Nov. 1 2016 11:30 AMWhat Is Global Weirding?
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Oct. 31 2016 9:00 AMApparently, Sauron’s Eye Is Farther Away Than We Thought
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Oct. 29 2016 9:00 AMEthereal Gravity Wave Clouds Flow Over Colorado
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Oct. 27 2016 9:00 AMTo Know Hydrogen Is to Know the Universe
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Oct. 25 2016 9:00 AMAstronomers X-Ray Colliding Galaxies to Find a Pair of Monster Black Holes
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Nov. 21 2016 8:45 AMWhat the Heck Is Going on at the North Pole?
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Nov. 18 2016 9:00 AMZen Pencils Takes on Science, Religion, and Relativity
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Nov. 16 2016 9:00 AMIce Crystals Above Clouds Dance to the Tune of Electricity
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Nov. 14 2016 8:30 AMSo, About Today’s Supermoon …
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Nov. 11 2016 8:45 AMTrump’s Cabinet: Yeah, It’s Probably Even Worse Than You Imagined
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Nov. 9 2016 3:28 AMA Dark Day
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Nov. 7 2016 8:30 AMI’m Voting for Hillary Clinton. Here’s Why.
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Nov. 5 2016 9:00 AMWatch Mars Spin As the Earth Laps It Around the Sun
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Nov. 3 2016 9:00 AMWhat Do Astronomers Mean When They Say an Object “Is in a Constellation”?
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Nov. 2 2016 9:00 AMCarving the Orion Nebula
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Nov. 1 2016 9:00 AMAstronomers Find Clouds—Yes, Water Clouds—on a Frozen Rogue World
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Oct. 30 2016 9:00 AMOh, Right. WE LIVE INSIDE A GALAXY.
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Oct. 28 2016 9:00 AMThe Raging Beauty of Monsoons
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Oct. 26 2016 9:00 AMHow Can Just Three Stars Light Up a Stellar Nursery?
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Oct. 24 2016 9:00 AMSeptember 2016 Was the Hottest September on Record. That Makes It a Solid Year of Record Heat.

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