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
July 1 2015 7:00 AMSexism and Its Inevitable Backlash
Bad Astronomy
June 30 2015 7:00 AMForcing Your Perspective on an Illusory Glass
Bad Astronomy
June 28 2015 11:57 AMComplete Loss of Vehicle and Cargo
Bad Astronomy
June 27 2015 7:30 AMGet to Know the Stars of the Summer Triangle
Bad Astronomy
June 26 2015 7:30 AMCrash Course Astronomy: The Outer Solar System
Bad Astronomy
June 25 2015 12:56 PMNight Sky Photo Contest Winners
Bad Astronomy
June 24 2015 12:44 PM“Crown Flash” Light Plume Freaks Out Bicyclist ... Understandably
Bad Astronomy
June 23 2015 11:58 AMPluto Swells and Starts to Reveal Its Secrets
Bad Astronomy
June 22 2015 1:07 PMWhat’s That Mountain Doing There on Ceres?
Bad Astronomy
June 21 2015 10:15 AMWhy We Are Going to Pluto
Bad Astronomy
June 19 2015 7:00 AMComets Are Hairy, Dirty Snowballs 
Bad Astronomy
June 18 2015 7:00 AMAstronomers Measure a Mars-Sized Exoplanet for the First Time
Bad Astronomy
June 16 2015 12:00 PMMaster of Puns
Bad Astronomy
June 15 2015 12:00 PMCircular Rainbows, What Do They Mean?
Bad Astronomy
June 14 2015 11:10 AMAfter Seven Months in Hibernation, Comet Lander Is Alive and Well
Bad Astronomy
June 30 2015 1:12 PM... And Pluto’s Getting Laaarger!
Bad Astronomy
June 29 2015 7:00 AMHow Do You Find the Mass of a Black Hole?
Bad Astronomy
June 28 2015 7:00 AMNew California Law Would Remove Personal and Religious Exemptions for Vaccination
Bad Astronomy
June 26 2015 11:46 AMSCOTUS Rules: Marriage Equality Is Here
Bad Astronomy
June 25 2015 3:23 PMPluto’s Bright North Pole Is Getting Clearer
Bad Astronomy
June 25 2015 7:15 AMHubble Watches as a Star Blows Away Its Planet’s Atmosphere
Bad Astronomy
June 24 2015 7:30 AMTriple Crescent Moons Grace Saturn’s Sky
Bad Astronomy
June 23 2015 7:00 AMWhy We Need Feminism Part N: Misogyny Online
Bad Astronomy
June 22 2015 7:15 AMEarth’s Evil Twin May Still Be Rumbling
Bad Astronomy
June 20 2015 7:15 AMIncredible Time-Lapse of a Massive Volcano Eruption
Bad Astronomy
June 18 2015 11:30 AMRosetta’s Comet Warms Up
Bad Astronomy
June 17 2015 7:15 AMThe Crab, in Context
Bad Astronomy
June 16 2015 7:15 AMA Very Close Encounter Between Jupiter and Venus on June 30
Bad Astronomy
June 15 2015 7:15 AMWarm Neptunes May Be Predominantly Helium and Appear Gray
Bad Astronomy
June 14 2015 7:00 AMPrecision Astrophotography: Iridium Satellite Transits Jupiter (Video)

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