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
April 4 2016 8:45 AMBlue Origin Launches Its New Shepard Rocket for the Third Time
Bad Astronomy
April 2 2016 9:00 AMTesla, Elon Musk, and Climate Change: Can an Electric Car Help Save the World?
Bad Astronomy
March 31 2016 8:45 AMAstronomers Map a Distant Super-Earth, but It’s a Molten Hell
Bad Astronomy
March 29 2016 11:30 AMYour Heart Beats Due to a Star Long Dead
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March 28 2016 11:45 AMPsychedelic Stroboscopic Easter Eggs
Bad Astronomy
March 27 2016 9:00 AMThe Tribeca Film Festival Pulls Anti-Vax “Documentary”
Bad Astronomy
March 25 2016 9:15 AMOh, Just Another Gorgeous Photo of a Weird Geological Formation on Mars.
Bad Astronomy
March 23 2016 9:30 AMTwo Telescopes Tell Different Tales of a Galaxy
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March 22 2016 9:00 AMIf Global Warming Is Real … Why Is Iceland So Cold?
Bad Astronomy
March 21 2016 9:00 AMTwo Tiny Comets Will Fly Past Earth in a Pair of the Closest Encounters in History. Watch Live! 
Bad Astronomy
March 19 2016 9:00 AMHappy Vernal Equinox 2016! But What Does That Mean?
Bad Astronomy
March 17 2016 8:45 AMWant to Make a Diamond? Slam an Asteroid Into the Earth!
Bad Astronomy
March 16 2016 11:30 AMWhat’s Better to Measure Global Warming: Satellites or Thermometers?
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March 15 2016 12:00 PMWhat Global Warming Pause?
Bad Astronomy
March 14 2016 11:15 AMThe Real Martian: 10 Years of MRO Photos of the Red Planet
Bad Astronomy
April 3 2016 9:00 AMIntroducing Crash Course Physics!
Bad Astronomy
April 1 2016 8:45 AMFeast Your Eyes on a Half-Million Stars in the Heart of the Milky Way
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March 30 2016 8:45 AMAnother Global Warming Record: Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Low Maximum
Bad Astronomy
March 29 2016 8:45 AMCaught on Video: Jupiter Got Whacked by Yet Another Asteroid or Comet!
Bad Astronomy
March 28 2016 8:45 AMDonald Trump: “I Am Not a Believer” in Human-Made Global Warming
Bad Astronomy
March 26 2016 9:30 AMWatch a Sweet Animated Short About Two Joyous Friends Who Dream to Explore Space
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March 24 2016 8:30 AMThe Canaries Are Heavily Vegetated Islands ... So Why Are They Red?
Bad Astronomy
March 22 2016 11:45 AMAmazing Time-Lapse Animation: A Year of Sunrises
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March 21 2016 12:00 PMExoMars Spacecraft Seen on Its Way to Mars!
Bad Astronomy
March 20 2016 9:30 AMStunning Time-Lapse Video: Skylight
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March 18 2016 9:15 AMThree More Space Travelers Set to Go to ISS, Plus Two Uncrewed Launches Coming Soon
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March 16 2016 5:11 PMGoogle Doodle Honors Caroline Herschel … With One Small Problem
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March 16 2016 9:15 AMAstrophoto: Staring Down the Horns of the Bull
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March 15 2016 9:15 AMAnother Viral Photo Debunked: Cosmic Ice Sculptures
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March 14 2016 9:00 AMThe Earth Passed Another Global Warming Milestone in February

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