Phil Plait
Phil Plait Phil Plait

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 5 2015 7:30 AMGalaxy on the Edge
Bad Astronomy
March 3 2015 12:00 PMRosetta Dips Close to a Comet and Spots Its Shadow
Bad Astronomy
March 2 2015 4:40 PMWatch as a Waterspout Terrifies Brazilian Beachgoers
Bad Astronomy
March 2 2015 7:15 AMThe Week in Political Buffoonery
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 28 2015 7:30 AMTickets to Space
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 26 2015 10:45 AMKepler-432b: A Doomed Planet Orbiting a Doomed Star
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 25 2015 11:45 AMTime-Lapse: Red Rocks and Psychedelic Skies
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 24 2015 7:30 AMHank Green Talks Vaccines
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 22 2015 7:30 AMWe’ve Been Wrong About Springfield This Whole Time
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 20 2015 12:36 PMPluto, Unphased
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 19 2015 7:00 AMA Cosmic Close Shave ... 70,000 Years Ago
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 17 2015 11:30 AMCuriosity Talk in Boulder, Colorado, on March 2
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 16 2015 12:00 PMA Comet, Up Close and Very Personal. And Very, Very Weird.
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 15 2015 7:30 AMPale Blue Dot + 25 Years
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 13 2015 7:30 AMFive Years of Staring Into the Sun
Bad Astronomy
March 4 2015 9:42 AMGoogle Updates Health Page Results to Promote Vaccination
Bad Astronomy
March 3 2015 7:30 AMDawn Sees Sunset on an Alien World
Bad Astronomy
March 2 2015 11:30 AMLook, I Can’t Force You to Understand Gravity. But I Can Accelerate the Process.
Bad Astronomy
March 1 2015 7:30 AMScience Dorks Battle It Out on SciShow Quiz Show
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 27 2015 7:30 AMThe Argon Glow of an Exploded Star
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 26 2015 7:00 AMDid I Say There Was ONE Shiny Spot on the Asteroid Ceres?
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 25 2015 7:30 AMA Supermassive Black Hole’s Fiery and Furious Wind
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 23 2015 7:30 AMMooning Pluto
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 21 2015 7:30 AMKristen Bell: Vaccine Supporter
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 20 2015 7:00 AMCrash Course Astronomy Episode 6: Telescopes
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 18 2015 7:15 AMAttack of the Giant Martian Plumes!
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 17 2015 7:15 AMWhy Do Mirrors Reverse Left and Right but Not Up and Down?
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 16 2015 7:00 AMA Spiral Galaxy Made Beautiful by Black Hole Death Rays 
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 14 2015 7:30 AMEverything You Ever Wanted to Know About Eclipses
Bad Astronomy
Feb. 12 2015 7:00 AMThe Chicks of the Seagull

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