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 19 2015 12:00 PMTake a Science Vacation in Hawaii This September
Bad Astronomy
April 17 2015 11:15 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Mercury
Bad Astronomy
April 16 2015 7:00 AMWhy Is Elon Musk so Hellbent on Going to Mars?
Bad Astronomy
April 14 2015 11:15 AMA Most Unusual Solar Eclipse Photo
Bad Astronomy
April 13 2015 11:30 AMFor Wyoming, Climate Change Is Now
Bad Astronomy
April 12 2015 9:39 AMThe Last Days of the MESSENGER Mercury Probe
Bad Astronomy
April 10 2015 7:30 AMCrash Course Astronomy: The Moon
Bad Astronomy
April 8 2015 7:15 AMIncredible Undulating Clouds over South Carolina (Video)
Bad Astronomy
April 7 2015 7:00 AMWhy America Needs STEM Literacy
Bad Astronomy
April 6 2015 11:00 AMWatch Saturday’s Entire Lunar Eclipse in One Minute
Bad Astronomy
April 5 2015 7:15 AMYellowstone by Moonlight (Video)
Bad Astronomy
April 3 2015 7:15 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Earth
Bad Astronomy
April 2 2015 7:00 AMCards Against Humanity Science Pack: Helping Support Women in STEM
Bad Astronomy
April 1 2015 7:00 AMStunning Photos of Mexico’s Colima Volcano Erupting ... With Lighting. 
Bad Astronomy
March 31 2015 7:18 AMWhy Is Mercury So Black? Scientists Sugarcoat the Reason.
Bad Astronomy
April 18 2015 7:30 AMAurorae Out an Airplane Window
Bad Astronomy
April 17 2015 7:00 AMTake the North Pole of Ceres for a Spin!
Bad Astronomy
April 15 2015 7:00 AMVideo of the SpaceX Booster Landing ... Kinda
Bad Astronomy
April 14 2015 7:15 AMWhat Kind of Object Can Survive a Close Encounter With a Monster Black Hole?
Bad Astronomy
April 13 2015 7:00 AMWatch the SpaceX Launch Today Live
Bad Astronomy
April 11 2015 7:30 AMApril Is Global Astronomy Month
Bad Astronomy
April 9 2015 7:15 AMA Bull’s-Eye Between Two Eclipses: A Sun-Moon Halo
Bad Astronomy
April 7 2015 1:14 PMSen: Venus and the Seven Sisters
Bad Astronomy
April 6 2015 1:15 PMBA Video: A Year in Space
Bad Astronomy
April 6 2015 7:00 AMHumanity’s Most Powerful Collider Just Got Better
Bad Astronomy
April 4 2015 7:30 AMBecause Why Not: A Great Blue Heron
Bad Astronomy
April 2 2015 12:14 PMD.C. Event: To Mars and Back
Bad Astronomy
April 1 2015 11:57 AMSpectacular Photos of Super Typhoon Maysak From Space
Bad Astronomy
March 31 2015 2:59 PMPhil Plait Live Tuesday Night With Felicia Day Talking about Fortune’s Pawn
Bad Astronomy
March 30 2015 12:17 PMBad Astronomy Video: Attack of the Waterspout!

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