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!  

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June 9 2015 12:02 PMJurassic Park ScienceSteven Spielberg's blockbuster is very entertaining—and very wrong.
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June 9 2015 7:00 AMTime-Lapse Video from a Soyuz Capsule Docking with the Space Station
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June 7 2015 7:00 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Asteroids
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June 5 2015 12:59 PMSomething I Hope I Never See Again
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June 4 2015 7:00 AMCircular Rainbow over Niagara Falls (Video)
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June 3 2015 7:00 AMFaster-Than-Light Black Hole Jet Traffic Jam
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June 2 2015 11:35 AMScience Advice and Sexual Harassment
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June 1 2015 12:07 PMBad Astronomy Video: Going to Europa
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May 31 2015 9:46 AMSpace Weird Thing
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May 29 2015 7:30 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Uranus and Neptune
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May 27 2015 12:27 PMWhen We Go to Europa, What Will We Be Taking With Us?
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May 26 2015 1:15 PMHappy Birthday, Sally Ride
Bad Astronomy
May 26 2015 7:30 AMClimate Change Denial Is a Threat to National Security
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May 24 2015 7:30 AMA Comet Throws Its Own Shade
Bad Astronomy
May 22 2015 2:42 PMRide Along With the SpaceX Dragon Capsule as It Rockets Into the Sky
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June 9 2015 11:30 AMThe Sputtering Jet of NGC 3862
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June 8 2015 7:15 AMTwo Ways to Vicariously Experience a Visit to Pluto
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June 6 2015 7:00 AMIt Was Only Logical: An Asteroid for Spock
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June 5 2015 7:00 AMGlobal Warming Hasn't Stopped
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June 3 2015 12:54 PMThe Truth About Toilets and the Coriolis Effect
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June 2 2015 1:49 PMNASA Orders First Round of Crew Launches from Boeing
Bad Astronomy
June 2 2015 7:00 AMCassini's Last Visit to a Bizarre World
Bad Astronomy
June 1 2015 7:30 AMCeres Close-Up
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May 30 2015 7:30 AMWham, Sploosh, Screeeeeech, Bloop
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May 28 2015 7:00 AM47 Days to Pluto
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May 27 2015 7:30 AMHypnotizing Time-Lapse Animation: Trails End
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May 26 2015 12:13 PMBad Astronomy Video: Close-Up on a Comet
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May 25 2015 7:15 AMThe Red Flower, Red Planet, and Red Lagoon
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May 23 2015 7:15 AMHow Do Clouds Form?
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May 22 2015 7:00 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Saturn!

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