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
July 4 2016 9:00 AMPlease Keep Pets in Mind Tonight if You Celebrate the Fourth
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July 2 2016 9:15 AMOne Does Not Simply Jump off the Cliffs of Mordor
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June 30 2016 8:30 AMThe GOP Has Actively Downplayed Logical Thinking for Decades. That’s How They Ended Up with Trump.
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June 28 2016 1:24 PMSmall Meteorite Punches Through Roof of House in Thailand
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June 27 2016 9:00 AMWant to Fly off a Comet? A Good Solid Jump Ought to Do It.
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June 25 2016 11:20 AMHubble Shows Us the Colors of the Night
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June 23 2016 9:00 AMDoes Pluto Harbor an Ocean Under All That Ice?
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June 21 2016 9:15 AMHow to Cook a Jupiter
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June 20 2016 8:45 AMYou Just Lived Through the Hottest May on Record. And April. And March. And February. And January. And December. And ...
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June 18 2016 9:00 AMBlue Origin Will Purposefully Sabotage a Parachute During a Capsule Landing on Sunday
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June 16 2016 9:00 AMLIGO Bags Another Binary Black Hole Burst
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June 14 2016 9:00 AMWill SpaceX Be on Its Way to Mars by 2018? Maybe. But That’s Not the Point.
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June 13 2016 9:00 AMA Space Mission Saved From the Brink Sends Back Breathtaking Pictures of Venus
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June 11 2016 9:30 AMGaze Upon This Ridiculously Hi-Res Photo Of the Mysterious Bright Spots on the Protoplanet Ceres
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June 9 2016 1:32 PMThe Oatmeal Asks an Age-Old Question: Point and Laugh, or Run for Your Lives?
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July 3 2016 9:00 AMHubble Sees a Galaxy Like a Time Machine Into Our Own Past
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July 1 2016 9:15 AMNext Week NASA Will Attempt to Put a Spacecraft in Orbit Around Jupiter. It Won’t Be Easy.
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June 29 2016 9:30 AMUsing the Most Violent Explosions in the Universe to Measure Its Size
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June 28 2016 9:15 AMThere May Be 150 Million Stealth Black Holes in the Galaxy
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June 26 2016 9:00 AMSunday Puzzler: Rock the Boat
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June 24 2016 9:00 AMHubble Spies a New Dark Spot on Neptune
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June 22 2016 9:00 AMWhy Doesn’t the Sun Ever Set at the North Pole in the Summer?
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June 20 2016 11:01 AMMonday Is Both the June Solstice and the Full Moon. How Rare Is That?
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June 19 2016 9:00 AMIt’s Always Nice When Your Destination First Comes Into View ... Especially When It’s a Planet
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June 17 2016 9:00 AMAnother Moon for Earth? Well, Not Really, but It Depends on Your Point of View.
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June 15 2016 9:00 AMCosmic Metaphor: A Dying Star Metamorphoses Into a Butterfly
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June 13 2016 11:55 AMOrlando: Thoughts and Prayers Are Not Enough
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June 12 2016 9:15 AMA Cosmic Cluster That’s Totally Metal. Well, a Little Metal.
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June 10 2016 9:15 AMWhy Do Scientists Pursue Science? Because This Is Discovery.
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June 9 2016 8:45 AMThere Are Now Four More Place Settings at the Periodic Table

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