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
March 21 2016 12:00 PMExoMars Spacecraft Seen on Its Way to Mars!
Bad Astronomy
March 20 2016 9:30 AMStunning Time-Lapse Video: Skylight
Bad Astronomy
March 18 2016 9:15 AMThree More Space Travelers Set to Go to ISS, Plus Two Uncrewed Launches Coming Soon
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March 16 2016 5:11 PMGoogle Doodle Honors Caroline Herschel … With One Small Problem
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March 16 2016 9:15 AMAstrophoto: Staring Down the Horns of the Bull
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March 15 2016 9:15 AMAnother Viral Photo Debunked: Cosmic Ice Sculptures
Bad Astronomy
March 14 2016 9:00 AMThe Earth Passed Another Global Warming Milestone in February
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March 12 2016 9:30 AMWhy Is There a Huge Mountain on Ceres?
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March 10 2016 12:00 PMHow Do We Know Global Warming Is Real?
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March 9 2016 1:30 PMUpdate 2: But This Fast Radio Burst Is Worth Repeating
Bad Astronomy
March 9 2016 9:00 AMDoes Pluto Have Clouds?
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March 8 2016 9:00 AMIs This the Most Distant Galaxy Ever Seen?
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March 7 2016 9:15 AMRep. Lamar Smith Broadens His Harassment of Scientists
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March 5 2016 9:00 AMStated Clearly: How Do Mutations Occur?
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March 3 2016 9:15 AMA Cosmic Jet Ramped Up by the Big Bang
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March 21 2016 9:00 AMTwo Tiny Comets Will Fly Past Earth in a Pair of the Closest Encounters in History. Watch Live! 
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March 19 2016 9:00 AMHappy Vernal Equinox 2016! But What Does That Mean?
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March 17 2016 8:45 AMWant to Make a Diamond? Slam an Asteroid Into the Earth!
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March 16 2016 11:30 AMWhat’s Better to Measure Global Warming: Satellites or Thermometers?
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March 15 2016 12:00 PMWhat Global Warming Pause?
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March 14 2016 11:15 AMThe Real Martian: 10 Years of MRO Photos of the Red Planet
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March 13 2016 9:30 AMMomotombo’s Been Busy
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March 11 2016 9:00 AMDSCOVR an Eclipse Seen From Space
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March 10 2016 9:00 AMNo, That’s Not a Photo of Earth From Hubble
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March 9 2016 11:30 AMNew Study Shows Severe Tornado Outbreaks Are on the Rise
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March 8 2016 12:00 PMUpdate: So, Yeah, About That Fast Radio Burst Astronomers Found ...
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March 7 2016 12:00 PMThe Newest Planetary Sentinel Sends Back Stunning Photos of Our World
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March 6 2016 9:15 AMSki Pluto! But Bring a Jacket. Those Mountaintops Are Methane Ice at -360°F.
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March 4 2016 9:15 AMCuriosity Takes a Sandy Self-Portrait ... and It’s a Little Grainy
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March 2 2016 11:30 AMOne Moon, Two Moons, Three Moons, a Trillion Moons

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