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
Oct. 22 2016 9:00 AMMars Lander Impact Site Seen From Orbit
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Oct. 20 2016 9:00 AMA Mountain of Muddy Ice Stands Tall ... on an Asteroid
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Oct. 18 2016 9:00 AMRare Galaxy Is Heading Toward Us, Not Away!
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Oct. 14 2016 9:00 AMThe Sky Is Filled With Galaxies. Like, Literally Filled With Them.
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Oct. 12 2016 9:00 AMS Marks the Spot of a Planet Being Born Around Another Star
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Oct. 10 2016 9:00 AMWould You Vote for Someone Who Thinks the Earth Is Flat?
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Oct. 7 2016 9:00 AMHurricane Matthew May Damage NASA Facilities as It Passes Near Kennedy Space Center
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Oct. 5 2016 9:00 AMMore Bad Global Warming News: Arctic Ice Reaches Second Lowest Extent on Record
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Oct. 3 2016 9:00 AMRosetta, the Great Comet Mission, Comes to an End
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Sept. 30 2016 9:00 AMEuropean Satellite Slammed by Space Debris
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Sept. 28 2016 9:00 AMBehold the Very First Photo of the Sun Ever Taken
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Sept. 27 2016 9:00 AMPassing a Kidney Stone Can Be a Real Roller Coaster Ride
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Sept. 24 2016 9:00 AMInfinity Squared: An Astonishing Video of the Night Sky
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Sept. 22 2016 9:00 AMAn Exploding Volcano Slowed Global Warming. Briefly.
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Sept. 20 2016 9:00 AMYou Just Lived Through the Hottest August on Record. And July. And June. And May. And April. And March. And February. And January. And December. And ...
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Oct. 21 2016 9:00 AMTwinkle Twinkle, Little Star, Who Wrote You? ’Twas Not Mozart.
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Oct. 19 2016 9:00 AMHow Big Is Proxima Centauri’s Planet?
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Oct. 17 2016 9:00 AMPresident Obama Reaffirms NASA’s Goal: Put Humans on Mars. But Can NASA Do It His Way?
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Oct. 13 2016 9:00 AMEarthrise From a Quarter Million Miles Away
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Oct. 11 2016 9:00 AMTime Keeps on Slippin’ Into the Future. But Why?
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Oct. 8 2016 9:00 AMDeep Sky Colors: A Gorgeous Astrophotography Book
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Oct. 6 2016 9:00 AMSo, Blue Origin Had a Pretty Good Day
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Oct. 4 2016 9:00 AMHow Big Is the Biggest Black Hole in the Universe?
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Oct. 1 2016 9:00 AMRichard Wiseman: Chairman of Illusions
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Sept. 29 2016 9:05 AMElon Musk Wants to Put a Million People on Mars. He Might Do It.
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Sept. 27 2016 10:14 AMGape at a Stunning Astrophoto of Star Birth in the Constellation of the Swan
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Sept. 26 2016 9:00 AMNo, NASA Didn’t Change Your Astrological Sign
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Sept. 23 2016 9:00 AMLessons of an Active Planet Learned Standing on a Volcano’s Rim
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Sept. 21 2016 9:00 AMComet-Chasing Spacecraft Will Soon Touch Down on the Comet. Here’s Where.
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Sept. 19 2016 9:00 AMWhich Galaxy in the Universe Is the Biggest?

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