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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
Oct. 20 2014 7:00 AMPhoto Gallery: Mars and the Comet
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Oct. 18 2014 7:30 AMMars and the Comet: The Countdown 
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Oct. 17 2014 7:30 AMLiterally Shiny: A Firefly Video
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Oct. 16 2014 7:30 AMTo Pluto … AND BEYOND!
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Oct. 15 2014 7:30 AMI Got Shot in the Asteroid
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Oct. 14 2014 7:30 AMWhy Yes, It Is Exactly Rocket Science!
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Oct. 13 2014 7:30 AMLast Week’s Lunar Eclipse Seen … From Another Planet
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Oct. 11 2014 7:30 AMStunning Photo and Video of A New Category of Cloud: Undulatus Asperatus
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Oct. 9 2014 11:43 AMThree Real and One Unreal Photo of the Blood Moon Eclipse
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Oct. 8 2014 12:03 PMDid You See the Eclipse? No, the Other One.
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Oct. 7 2014 10:15 AMPull an All-Nighter for Tonight’s Lunar Eclipse
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Oct. 6 2014 12:40 PMWatch a Football Field–Sized Spaceship Fly Across the Sky This Week
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Oct. 6 2014 7:00 AMWhat Global Warming? How to Lie With Data
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Oct. 4 2014 7:30 AMTen Things to Know About Vaccines
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Oct. 3 2014 7:30 AMEerily Glowing Halo of Light Seen Over Hawaii
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Oct. 19 2014 7:30 AMPersistence Pays Off: The Smoking Trail of a Shooting Star
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Oct. 17 2014 11:00 AMFiguratively Shiny: A Firefly Video
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Oct. 16 2014 11:35 AMHas Mercury’s Ice Finally Been Seen? (Hint: Yes.)
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Oct. 15 2014 11:35 AMHow to State Clearly the Evidence for Evolution
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Oct. 14 2014 12:16 PMThe Ultimate Space Selfie: 10 Miles From a Comet
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Oct. 13 2014 1:17 PMBritain’s “Best Loved Psychic” and the Very Definition of Irony
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Oct. 12 2014 7:30 AMWhat Does 200 Billion Stars Really Mean?  
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Oct. 10 2014 7:30 AMTwo Huge Storms Seen From Space Photos
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Oct. 9 2014 7:15 AMWhy Is a Major Media Outlet Promoting Astrology?
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Oct. 8 2014 7:30 AMStellar Explosion Dwarfs Our Sun’s Best Shot
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Oct. 7 2014 7:30 AMHow Do You Hide Thousands of Mile-High Mountains? Underwater.
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Oct. 6 2014 11:23 AMSlate Plus Doctor Who Podcast Episode 7: “Kill the Moon”
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Oct. 5 2014 7:30 AMPlanet of Robots
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Oct. 4 2014 5:30 AMEthereal Time-Lapse Animation of Brewing Storms
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Oct. 2 2014 7:30 AMWhat Formed the “Man in the Moon”: A Gigantic Asteroid Impact or a Terrifying Volcanic Event?

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