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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May 17 2016 8:45 AMYou Just Lived Through the Hottest April on Record. And March. And February. And January. And December. And ...
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May 15 2016 9:15 AMOur Weird and Wonderful World: Kinked Chain of von Kármán Vortices
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May 13 2016 9:00 AMHere Be Robots: A Medieval Map of Mars
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May 12 2016 8:30 AMCreationist Ken Ham Tries to Use Science to Disprove Science. It Doesn’t Go Well.
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May 11 2016 8:30 AMPlanets, Planets, Everywhere: Kepler Reveals More Than 1,000 New Alien Worlds
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May 10 2016 11:15 AMNASA Had the Best View of Monday’s Mercury Transit
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May 9 2016 11:45 AMMercury Is a Planet With a Lot of Highs and Lows
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May 8 2016 9:30 AMNew Comic Book Miniseries Sends a Hapless Crew to Colonize Venus
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May 6 2016 9:00 AMBig Bird, a Ridiculously High-Energy Neutrino, Traveled Across the Universe to Teach Us Science
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May 4 2016 9:15 AMHubble’s Successor Gets a Golden Eye
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May 3 2016 11:45 AMAstronomers Found Three Earth-Size Worlds Around a Nearby Star. But Don’t Pack Your Bags Just Yet.
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May 2 2016 12:00 PMHow Do You Hide an Entire Galaxy? Turn Down the Light Switch.
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May 1 2016 8:45 AMWatch a 360° Interactive View of the SpaceX Booster Ocean Landing
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April 29 2016 9:00 AMUnderstanding the Universe Means Taking a Warped Path
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April 27 2016 8:30 AMAstronomers Find a Moon for Pluto’s Little Sibling
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May 16 2016 9:00 AMAstronomers Measure a Black Hole Equal to 660 Million Times the Sun’s Mass
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May 14 2016 10:48 AMGetting a $10 Billion Telescope to Stand Up Straight
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May 12 2016 1:16 PMScience in Paradise
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May 11 2016 11:45 AMCassini Takes One Last Close Look at a Tiny Weird Moon of Saturn
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May 10 2016 1:18 PMOK, One More Mercury Transit Video, Because It’s a Doozy
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May 10 2016 8:45 AMJohn Oliver Experiments With Science
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May 9 2016 7:00 AMReminder: How to Watch Monday’s Transit of Mercury Across the Sun
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May 7 2016 9:30 AMSpaceX Stuck Its Fastest Landing Yet. Here’s Why That’s Important. 
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May 5 2016 9:30 AMHere’s What You Need to Know to Watch Monday’s Rare Mercury Transit
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May 3 2016 2:24 PMJimmy Kimmel: Climate Hero
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May 3 2016 9:00 AMElon Musk Wants to Land a Spaceship on Mars. The Weird Thing Is … He Can Do It.
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May 2 2016 9:30 AMIt Is Easy Being Green ... but for the Earth, That’s Not a Good Sign
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April 30 2016 9:15 AMNo, Despite Claims on Facebook, Saturn Won’t Loom Over the Earth on May 1
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April 28 2016 9:15 AMClimate Change Is Strangling Our Oceans
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April 26 2016 9:00 AMGorgeous Astrophoto of an Emerald Green Comet That’s Full of Surprises

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