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
July 30 2016 9:15 AMTake a Wine-Drinking Science Vacation
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July 28 2016 9:00 AMThe Corpse of a Dead Star Zaps Its Companion With a Death Ray
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July 26 2016 9:00 AMAsteroid Collisions Create a Forbidden Crystal
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July 24 2016 9:00 AMEver Heard of Dry Tortugas National Park? Watch This Time-lapse Video and You’ll Want to See It for Yourself.
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July 22 2016 9:00 AMAmazing NASA Time Lapse Shows a Year on Earth From Space
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July 20 2016 11:30 AMYou Just Lived Through the Hottest June on Record. And May. And April. And March. And February. And January. And December. And ...
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July 19 2016 9:00 AMHubble Took a Spectacular Photo of the Heart of the Crab Nebula
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July 18 2016 9:00 AMGreenland Lost a Trillion Tons of Ice in Four Years
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July 16 2016 9:30 AMWatch an Intense Time-Lapse Video of Storm Clouds
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July 14 2016 8:30 AMOne Year Ago Today, Pluto Became a World.
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July 13 2016 9:00 AMJuno Takes Its First Photo of Jupiter and Its Moons from Orbit
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July 12 2016 9:30 AMGOP Redefines “Dirty” as “Clean” and Hopes You’ll Believe Them
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July 11 2016 9:30 AMAn Alien Planet Orbits in a Triple-Star System … and We Have Photos
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July 9 2016 9:00 AMPhoto: Anvil-Topped Thunderhead Storm Cloud Over Colorado
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July 7 2016 8:45 AMLandsat Photos of Earth Get Photobombed by the Space Station
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July 29 2016 9:00 AMSpectacular Videos of a Re-Entering Chinese Rocket Booster Lighting Up U.S. Skies
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July 27 2016 9:00 AMWhy Doesn’t Ceres Have Any Really Big Craters?
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July 25 2016 9:00 AMMore Evidence That Dinosaurs Suffered a One-Two Extinction Punch
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July 23 2016 9:00 AMWhen Rosetta Comes to Rest: Cometary Final Destination Chosen
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July 21 2016 9:15 AMThe Antiheroes We Don’t Deserve: Climate Inaction Figures
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July 20 2016 9:00 AMThe GOP Fiddles While America Burns
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July 18 2016 12:00 PMRosetta Sees Its Own Shadow on a Comet, Three More Months of Its Mission Left
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July 17 2016 9:30 AMAstrophoto: A Moment of Clarity in the Milky Way
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July 15 2016 9:30 AMWho Knows What Evil Lurks at the Hearts of Galaxies? Hubble Knows.
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July 13 2016 11:58 AMWhat Do You Do With a Problem Like Space Debris?
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July 12 2016 11:45 AMA NASA Satellite Watched as the Moon Photobombed Earth
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July 11 2016 11:40 AMMeasles Outbreak in Arizona Likely Fueled by Vaccine Refusals
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July 10 2016 9:30 AMTricky Astrophoto Looks Like It Shows Stars During the Day
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July 8 2016 8:00 AMWe Have to Be Better Than This
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July 6 2016 9:00 AMDid a Lonely Galaxy Undergo an Immaculate Conception?

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