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
March 7 2016 12:00 PMThe Newest Planetary Sentinel Sends Back Stunning Photos of Our World
Bad Astronomy
March 6 2016 9:15 AMSki Pluto! But Bring a Jacket. Those Mountaintops Are Methane Ice at -360°F.
Bad Astronomy
March 4 2016 9:15 AMCuriosity Takes a Sandy Self-Portrait ... and It’s a Little Grainy
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March 2 2016 11:30 AMOne Moon, Two Moons, Three Moons, a Trillion Moons
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March 1 2016 11:30 AMAfter a Year, Two Space Travelers Return to Earth Tuesday
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Feb. 29 2016 9:15 AMOh, What a Difference 0.2422 Days Make! It’s Why We Have Leap Years.
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Feb. 27 2016 9:30 AMHow Saturn Got Its Stripes
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Feb. 25 2016 9:15 AMAstronomers Find an Icy Body Past Pluto That May Have Survived Neptune's Wrath
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Feb. 24 2016 9:15 AMDid the Universe Have a Beginning?
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Feb. 23 2016 9:00 AMGardasil Has Drastically Cut HPV in Young Women
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Feb. 22 2016 9:15 AMAstrophoto: A Brain-Melting Star-Forming Factory
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Feb. 20 2016 9:30 AMLargest Fireball Since Chelyabinsk Falls Over the Atlantic—and Almost No One Notices
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Feb. 18 2016 11:45 AMWhen Is an Asteroid Not an Asteroid? When It’s a Chunk of a Comet.
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Feb. 17 2016 12:00 PMGalactic Violence Creates a Shell of Beauty
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Feb. 16 2016 9:15 AMRosetta’s Comet Is Fluffy!
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March 7 2016 9:15 AMRep. Lamar Smith Broadens His Harassment of Scientists
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March 5 2016 9:00 AMStated Clearly: How Do Mutations Occur?
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March 3 2016 9:15 AMA Cosmic Jet Ramped Up by the Big Bang
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March 2 2016 9:00 AMA Long, Cold Sleep for Philae
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March 1 2016 9:15 AMA Dying Star Blasts Out a Violent Blast of Superheated Gas. And It’s Beautiful.
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 28 2016 9:15 AMWe Have Leap Days Every Four Years, Right? Right?
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Feb. 26 2016 9:30 AMMartian Weather Report: Scattered Clouds, With a Chance of Dropping Jaws
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Feb. 24 2016 1:13 PMAstronomers Solve Two Big Cosmic Mysteries With One Powerful Radio Burst
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Feb. 23 2016 11:45 AMWhy Does Rosetta’s Comet Have Two Tails? 
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Feb. 22 2016 11:30 AMRichard Branson Has a Shiny New Spacecraft
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Feb. 21 2016 9:30 AMEarth, Wind, Fire, and Water: Gorgeous Satellite Image of Erupting Volcano
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Feb. 19 2016 9:30 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Now in a Language Near You!
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Feb. 18 2016 9:15 AMYes, of Course CO2 Is a Pollutant
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 17 2016 9:00 AMLast Month Was the Hottest January on Record. By a Lot.
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Feb. 15 2016 9:30 AMJupiter’s Rep as Planetary Protector May Be Exaggerated. On the Plus Side, It May Be Responsible for Life on Earth.

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