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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 22 2014 11:29 AMIllusion: Are These Dots Rotating or Moving in a Straight Line?
Bad Astronomy
July 21 2014 11:03 AMWith Help From Slate Plus, Bad Astronomy Readers Help Kids Get Scienced
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July 20 2014 7:00 AM45 Years Since Apollo 11 ... Yet Here We Are
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July 18 2014 5:30 AMSpacecraft Takes a Snapshot of a Cosmic Rubber Duckie
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July 16 2014 7:30 AM20 Years Ago Today, Jupiter Got Hit by a Huge Comet. A Lot.
Bad Astronomy
July 14 2014 7:30 AMThe Solar Weight Loss Plan
Bad Astronomy
July 12 2014 9:30 AMCaturday: Meet the New Neighbors!
Bad Astronomy
July 10 2014 7:30 AMNASA Now Watches the Earth Breathe From Space
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July 9 2014 7:30 AMVery Rare Clouds Appear Over London
Bad Astronomy
July 8 2014 11:00 AMClimate Change Is a Threat to National Security
Bad Astronomy
July 7 2014 7:30 AMBBC Journalists Told to Stop Giving Airtime to Crackpots. Finally.
Bad Astronomy
July 5 2014 7:30 AMUkraine Astronomers Send Putin a Cosmic Message
Bad Astronomy
July 4 2014 7:30 AMStars and Stripes and Tails  
Bad Astronomy
July 2 2014 7:30 AMDoomed Stars May Test Einstein’s Relativity
Bad Astronomy
June 30 2014 12:00 AMTen Years at Saturn: Cassini’s 10 Greatest Pictures
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July 22 2014 8:24 AMIncredible “Amateur” Photo of Colliding Galaxies
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July 21 2014 7:30 AMRobert F. Kennedy Jr.: Still Fighting the Wrong Fight
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July 19 2014 7:30 AMBreathtaking View of the Bahamas From Space
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July 17 2014 7:30 AMThe Chaotic Gorgeousness of Starbirth
Bad Astronomy
July 15 2014 7:30 AMHow Did the Bald Eagle Nebula Hatch?
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July 13 2014 7:30 AMLightning and Meteors and Spaceships, Oh My
Bad Astronomy
July 11 2014 7:00 AMWhich of These Photos Will Win the RGO Astrophoto of the Year?
Bad Astronomy
July 9 2014 11:21 AMThe View Goes Antiviral
Bad Astronomy
July 8 2014 12:40 PMGorgeous and Terrifying Pictures of Typhoon Neoguri From Space
Bad Astronomy
July 8 2014 7:30 AMTwo Big Rocks Pass in the Night
Bad Astronomy
July 6 2014 7:30 AMWhen the Moon Met Mars
Bad Astronomy
July 4 2014 11:53 AMThe Devastating Beauty of Devastating Hurricanes From Space
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July 3 2014 7:30 AMThe Lights Above, the Lights Below
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July 1 2014 7:30 AMWhy Do We Have a Two-Faced Moon?
Bad Astronomy
June 29 2014 7:30 AMAre You a Sci and Sci-Fi Nerd? I’ll Be at Two Cons to Help Support the Habit

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