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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
Sept. 28 2014 7:00 AMJapanese Volcano Eruption Caught on Video … VERY Up Close and Personal
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Sept. 26 2014 7:30 AMThe Oldest Known Star in the Universe
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Sept. 24 2014 9:30 AMWatch Jon Stewart Put the Heat on Congress
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Sept. 23 2014 11:00 AMGoogle Obeys Its Own Motto and Stops Funding Major Climate Change Deniers
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Sept. 22 2014 11:23 AMA Massive Landslide on Another World
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Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AMAn Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
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Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AMThe Supernova That Didn’t Bark in the Night
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Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AMThe Milky Way, Like a Bridge Across the Sky (Photo)
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Sept. 16 2014 7:30 AMA Billion Tatooines
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Sept. 15 2014 7:30 AMThose Frigid Cold Snaps and Lingering Weather Patterns Have Now Been Linked to Global Warming
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Sept. 13 2014 8:00 AMIt’s Been 15 Years Since We Lost the Moon and Moonbase Alpha
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Sept. 11 2014 11:15 AMXkcd Creator Randall Munroe’s New Book: What If?
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Sept. 10 2014 12:03 PM50 Kilometers From a Comet
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Sept. 10 2014 7:30 AMHow One Woman Is Turning Her Online Harassment Into Art
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Sept. 9 2014 7:30 AMDid a Meteorite Impact in Nicaragua over the Weekend?
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Sept. 27 2014 7:30 AMA Night of Science and Silliness
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Sept. 25 2014 7:30 AMNASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Watches Mars Breathe
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Sept. 24 2014 5:30 AMWatch an Active Volcano Do Its Thing  
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Sept. 23 2014 7:00 AMI Stand With Emma Watson
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Sept. 22 2014 5:30 AMMars Gets a New Moon: MAVEN Arrives at the Red Planet
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Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AMThe Sun Sports a Limb-to-Limb Shag Carpet
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Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AMRed Sprites and Green Glow: Two Rare Phenomena Caught on Video
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Sept. 17 2014 7:30 AMFantastic and Rare Picture of a Circular Rainbow
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Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AMThe Comet and the Cosmic Beehive (Photo)
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Sept. 14 2014 8:00 AMBecause Why Not: A Volcano Tornado (Video)
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Sept. 12 2014 7:30 AMRosetta’s Comet Wakes Up and Starts Jetting
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Sept. 11 2014 7:30 AMHank Green Learns How to Measure the Stars
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Sept. 10 2014 11:00 AMDoctor Who Podcast Episode 3: “Robot of Sherwood”
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Sept. 9 2014 10:08 AM97 Percent, 97 Hours, 97 Climate Scientists
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Sept. 8 2014 7:30 AMBetelgeuse: The Clock Is Ticking, and the Alarm Is Set for 100,000 Years

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