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
Dec. 6 2015 11:10 AMWatch Live As the Moon Passes in Front of Venus Monday Morning
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 4 2015 9:00 AMWhy I Still Have Hope When it Comes to Climate Change
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 3 2015 9:15 AMWe’ve Reached a New CO2 Milestone, and It’s Not a Good One
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 2 2015 9:30 AMExtreme Weather Linked to Climate Change … Again
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 1 2015 9:00 AM“[Ted Cruz] Understands Less About Science (and Climate Change) Than the Average Kindergartner”
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 30 2015 9:15 AMClimate Week Part 1: Hottest. October. EVER.
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 28 2015 9:30 AMYou Just Never Know How a Uvula Will Affect Your Life
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 26 2015 9:30 AMA Capra-Esque Thanksgiving
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 24 2015 12:21 PMJeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Reusable Rocket Lands Safely After Vertical Test Trip Into Space
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 23 2015 9:30 AMRep. Lamar Smith Is Increasingly (and Disturbingly) Harassing Scientists
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 21 2015 9:30 AMDon’t You Hate It When You Get Dark Matter Stuck in Your Teeth?
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 19 2015 9:30 AMTwo Gorgeous Spiral Galaxies Just Because
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 18 2015 9:15 AMGround-Shaking Photo of the Space Station
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 17 2015 9:15 AMThe Cluster at the Edge of the Universe
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 15 2015 9:30 AMNASA Satellite Announces the Birth of Its 1,000th Black Hole
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 5 2015 9:30 AMNASA Releases Sharpest Images of Pluto So Far: Utterly Alien, Yet Eerily Familiar
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 3 2015 11:15 AMA Rocket Launch to the Space Station Is Planned for Thursday Night, and You Can Watch It Live
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 2 2015 11:45 AMWhen Is a Face Not a Face? When It’s This Super Creepy Face.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 1 2015 11:30 AMTonight, an Odd Little Satellite Will Launch Into Space. Its Mission: Investigate Einstein’s Weirdest Prediction.
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 30 2015 11:30 AMLooking for Some Geek Books for Cyber Monday? Dork Out With These.
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 29 2015 9:30 AMAdam Savage Talks About the Trident Missile Launch
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 27 2015 9:30 AMBlack Friday … on Mars
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 25 2015 9:30 AMTwo Scientific Revolutions Celebrate Anniversaries. You’re Reading This Because of One of Them.
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 24 2015 9:15 AMMosaic Shows a Day in the Life of Pluto
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 22 2015 9:30 AMGalactic-Sized 46 Gigapixel Zoomable Photo of the Galaxy
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 20 2015 9:30 AMThe Best Iridescent Pileus Cloud You’ll Ever See
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 18 2015 11:30 AMBobby Jindal Gets What He Deserves From Jimmy Fallon and Aziz Ansari
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 17 2015 11:30 AMCanadians Unmuzzle Science
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 16 2015 9:30 AMIt’s Time to Praise Some Pro-Science Republicans in Congress
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 14 2015 9:30 AMWhen Should You Be Skeptical?

READ MORE STORIES

  Slate Plus
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 7 2016 10:05 PM The Downton Abbey Podcast  Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.