Phil Plait
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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
June 8 2016 12:00 PMPhotographer’s Quick Thinking Captures a SpaceX Rocket Descending to Earth
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June 7 2016 9:15 AMAncient, Huge Black Holes Grew Incredibly Rapidly. How?
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June 6 2016 9:00 AMFly Over an Exquisitely Detailed and Long, Long Strip of Pluto
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June 4 2016 8:45 AMA Fireball Lit Up Arizona Skies Like Daytime, but the Rock Was Only the Size of a Couch
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June 2 2016 12:08 PMScientists Stand Up Against McCarthy-esque Congressional Attacks by Rep. Lamar Smith
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June 1 2016 11:30 AMTexas Rep. Louie Gohmert Will Save Us From Gay Space Colonies
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May 31 2016 9:30 AMPHOTOS: Weird, Rare Mammatus Clouds in the Colorado Skies
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May 29 2016 9:00 AMMUST WATCH: Incredible Footage Lets You Ride a SpaceX Rocket Back to Earth
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May 27 2016 8:30 AMA Physics Outsider Says NASA Asteroid Scientists Are All Wrong. Is He Right? (Spoiler: No)
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May 25 2016 8:45 AMUpdate: Mysterious Martian Plumes May Be From a Solar Storm and Not an Impending Invasion
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May 23 2016 12:10 PMAn Optical Illusion That Proves Your Brain Is Lying to You: Are These Dunes or Pits?
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May 22 2016 9:30 AMA Million (Well, a Dozen or So) Funny Ways to Die in Space
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May 20 2016 8:45 AMOf Course Trump Chose a Global Warming Denier as His Energy Adviser
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May 19 2016 9:00 AMWhat Is the Deal With All Those White Spots on the Protoplanet Ceres?
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May 18 2016 8:45 AMWatch the Expansion of Debris Hurled Into Space by a Supernova
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June 8 2016 8:45 AMThose White Spots on Ceres Aren’t the Only Weird Thing There
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June 6 2016 12:03 PMWhat Happens When Two Politically Polarized People Talk NASA? They Agree.
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June 5 2016 9:00 AMWhat Causes Stripey Clouds?
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June 3 2016 9:30 AMPluto's Side B
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June 2 2016 8:45 AMKing Tut Had a Dagger That Literally Fell From Space
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June 1 2016 9:00 AMSoak up a Gorgeous Photo of a Gassy Neighbor
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May 30 2016 9:00 AMIn California, Trump Takes Denial to New Lows: "There Is No Drought"
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May 28 2016 9:00 AMCelebrate Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary This Summer
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May 26 2016 9:00 AMYour Spectacularly Gorgeous Photo of a Spiral Galaxy for Today
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May 24 2016 9:15 AMThe Darkly Glowing Ribbon of Star Birth
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May 23 2016 9:00 AMJupiter May Get Whacked by an Asteroid Every Couple of Months. Ow.
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May 21 2016 9:00 AMNow’s the Best Time All Year to Look at Mars
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May 19 2016 12:00 PMCards Against Humanity Science Pack Just Helped Humanity
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May 18 2016 10:59 AMAnother Brick in the Wall: An Optical Illusion to Torment Your Brain
Bad Astronomy
May 17 2016 11:45 AMThe Sun Also Rises on the Moon

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