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
Sept. 26 2016 9:00 AMNo, NASA Didn’t Change Your Astrological Sign
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 23 2016 9:00 AMLessons of an Active Planet Learned Standing on a Volcano’s Rim
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2016 9:00 AMComet-Chasing Spacecraft Will Soon Touch Down on the Comet. Here’s Where.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 19 2016 9:00 AMWhich Galaxy in the Universe Is the Biggest?
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Sept. 17 2016 9:00 AMDoes Climate Change Affect Our Weather? Yes. Yes, It Does.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2016 9:00 AMWind-Sculpted Scenes Are Like Utah ... but It’s on Mars
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 13 2016 12:11 PMXkcd Takes on Global Warming, and Turns It Sideways. Literally.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 12 2016 9:00 AMDramatic Video Shows Bacteria Evolving Drug Resistance as You Watch
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Sept. 9 2016 9:00 AMHave You Registered to Vote? Hank Green Tells You How (and Why You Need to Vote).
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 7 2016 9:00 AMJupiter, the (Surprising and Weird) King of the Planets
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Sept. 5 2016 9:00 AMThe Case of a Conversion Error That Didn’t Doom a Venus Probe That Never Existed
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Sept. 2 2016 9:00 AMPhoto: A Glorious Convergence of Sunlight and Shadow
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Sept. 1 2016 9:00 AMA Cosmic Behemoth Hides in Plain Sight
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Aug. 30 2016 9:00 AMWeird: Astronomers Find Three Exploded Stars Nested Like Russian Dolls
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Aug. 27 2016 9:00 AMHappy Goaturday
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Sept. 24 2016 9:00 AMInfinity Squared: An Astonishing Video of the Night Sky
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2016 9:00 AMAn Exploding Volcano Slowed Global Warming. Briefly.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2016 9:00 AMYou Just Lived Through the Hottest August on Record. And July. And June. And May. And April. And March. And February. And January. And December. And ...
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2016 9:00 AMRetro Posters Promote an Ancient Battle: Humans vs. Disease
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Sept. 16 2016 9:00 AMBlue Origin Will Test Its Capsule Abort System ... in Flight!
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Sept. 14 2016 9:00 AMClinton Can Beat Trump. She Has Science on Her Side.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 13 2016 9:00 AMThis Illusion Knows When You Are Looking at It
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Sept. 10 2016 9:00 AMDizzying Time Lapse Shows the Sky Spinning the “Wrong” Way in Australia
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 8 2016 9:00 AMWatch NASA Launch a Mission to Return an Asteroid Sample to Earth!
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 6 2016 9:00 AMComet Lander Philae Finally Found Just a Month Before the End of Mission
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Sept. 3 2016 9:00 AMTime-Lapse Video: Geysers and Stars Over Yellowstone
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 1 2016 11:29 AMSpaceX Rocket Explodes During Fueling
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Aug. 31 2016 9:00 AMNo, We Almost Certainly Did Not Detect an Alien Signal From a Nearby Star
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Aug. 29 2016 9:00 AMWhy Do We Have Such a Hard Time Grasping Climate Change?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 26 2016 9:00 AMSee Jupiter and Venus Pass VERY Close Together This Weekend

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