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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
Aug. 22 2014 8:00 AMA Dying Star Creates a Flower in Space
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Aug. 21 2014 8:00 AMWhy, You Don’t Look a Day Over 12 Billion!
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Aug. 20 2014 8:00 AMHey, What’s 10 Billion Tons of CO2 Between Friends?
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Aug. 19 2014 8:00 AMA Warm Breeze, Some Puffy Clouds, a Summer Day … a Billion Kilometers From the Sun
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Aug. 18 2014 8:00 AMAnswering the Age-Old Question: What Weighs More Five Pounds of Helium or Five Pounds of Cheese?
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Aug. 16 2014 8:00 AMRed Sonja’s Most Noble and Important Mission
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Aug. 14 2014 2:00 PMWhat Do You Look Like in Ultraviolet?
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Aug. 14 2014 8:00 AMFloods in New York, Drought in California: New Research Links Extreme Weather to Global Warming
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Aug. 13 2014 8:00 AMIn October, a Comet Will Skim Over Mars. What Will NASA Do to Protect Its Spacecraft?
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Aug. 12 2014 8:00 AMThree Congressmen Are Red-Taping SpaceX to the Ground
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Aug. 11 2014 11:33 AMItalia … Dallllloooo Spaaaaaaaziooooo!
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Aug. 10 2014 8:00 AMTime-Lapse Animation of the Earth From Space: Orbit
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Aug. 8 2014 1:02 PMNASA Tests New Tech to Bring More Hardware—and Eventually People—to Mars
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Aug. 7 2014 11:06 AMClose Enough to Touch: Top 10 Photos From the Rosetta Comet Spacecraft  
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Aug. 6 2014 11:11 AMRosetta Arrives at a Comet!
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Aug. 21 2014 11:30 AMThe Permanence of Reason
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Aug. 20 2014 11:45 AMTwo Years on Mars
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Aug. 19 2014 11:54 AMCatch the Two Brightest Planets Together in the Sky ... but Hurry
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Aug. 18 2014 11:33 AMAstronaut Captures Spectacular Fireball as Resupply Ship Re-Enters Earth’s Atmosphere
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Aug. 17 2014 7:45 AMNo, a Huge Asteroid Is NOT “Set to Wipe Out Life on Earth in 2880”
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Aug. 15 2014 8:00 AMNo, Google Moon Doesn’t Show an Alien Loitering on the Moon
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Aug. 14 2014 12:07 PMFANTASTIC Close-Up of a Comet From Rosetta
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Aug. 13 2014 12:14 PMReminder: Humans Can Do Wonders
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Aug. 12 2014 12:00 PMStill Life, With Bird
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Aug. 11 2014 12:15 PMThe Iberian Peninsula From Space
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Aug. 11 2014 8:00 AMLow-Down Dirty Deniers
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Aug. 9 2014 8:00 AMMassive Storms Are Gathering on Uranus
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Aug. 8 2014 7:30 AMWatch as Two Distant, Tiny Worlds Orbit Each Other
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Aug. 7 2014 7:30 AMAtacaman Volcanoes Pierce the Sky
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Aug. 6 2014 7:00 AMA Nurse’s Journey Away From Anti-Vax

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