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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
Dec. 18 2014 11:30 AMFlorida, From Space  
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 17 2014 11:15 AMTime-Lapse: Dramatic Skies Over the Canary Islands
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 16 2014 12:24 PMIs This a Meteor?
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 15 2014 1:52 PMWhy Vaccines Are Important, Comically
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Dec. 15 2014 9:39 AMLow Vaccine Rates Lead to Disease Outbreaks in Michigan
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Dec. 13 2014 7:45 AMRippling Clouds Carved by a Lonely Island
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Dec. 11 2014 12:03 PMNo, That’s Not a Real Photo of an Aurora From Space
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Dec. 10 2014 12:11 PMGlobal Warming: It’s OK to Be Smart About It
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Dec. 9 2014 10:45 AMNo, Asteroid 2014 UR 116 Is Not Going to Hit the Earth
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Dec. 8 2014 9:07 AMNASA Needs to Take Us to The Moon. Orion Isn't the Way to Do It.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 7 2014 7:00 AMStunning Real-Time Video of the Dancing Aurora
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Dec. 5 2014 6:30 AMOrion, Again
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Dec. 4 2014 5:30 AMWatch Orion Rise
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Dec. 3 2014 7:00 AMNew Report Confirms Antarctica Is Melting Away Faster Every Year
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Dec. 2 2014 1:23 PMJapanese Asteroid Probe Set to Launch Tonight
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Dec. 18 2014 7:15 AMScientists Discover 38 Percent of Earth
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 17 2014 7:15 AMWatch a Mesmerizing Video of the Moon’s Phases in 2015
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Dec. 16 2014 7:30 AM50 Shades of a Comet
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Dec. 15 2014 11:27 AMWhen Geminid Meteors Rained Down on Earth
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Dec. 14 2014 7:30 AMI See the Sky Move Under My Feet
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Dec. 12 2014 7:30 AM10 Things You Need to Know to Watch the Geminid Meteors This Weekend
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Dec. 11 2014 7:30 AMIs Earth’s Water Locally Sourced?
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 10 2014 7:15 AMJaw-Dropping Video of Oncoming Storms
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 9 2014 7:00 AMRare Beast: Republican Congressman Advocates Action About Climate Change
Space: The Next Generation
Dec. 8 2014 9:00 AMNASA Takes One Small Step Back Into SpaceBut is Orion really taking us in the right direction?
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 6 2014 7:15 AMCeres Opener
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Dec. 4 2014 10:00 AMA Spiral Galaxy Writ Very, VERY Large
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 3 2014 12:19 PMThe Art of Science
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Dec. 2 2014 4:35 PMWas Colbert Colberted by Corbett?
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 2 2014 7:00 AMNASA Will Test Drive Its New Space Capsule on Thursday

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