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. 4 2015 9:30 AMCrash Course Astronomy Outtakes No. 3
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 2 2015 1:38 PMWhen Green Flames Erupt in the Sky
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 1 2015 9:45 AMWhen the Sky—or a Small Piece of It, Anyway—Fell Over Hawaii
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 30 2015 10:00 AMWhen Gods Looked Down on Man
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 28 2015 10:00 AMVideo: Make Me Dream, a Night of Shooting Stars and Widened Horizons
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 26 2015 10:00 AMWhat the Heck Formed This Huge Mountain on Ceres?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 25 2015 7:00 AMNo, There Won’t Be a Giant Asteroid Impact Next Month
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 23 2015 7:30 AMHow and When Will the Sun Die?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 21 2015 7:00 AMCassini Pays a Last Visit to an Icy Moon of Saturn
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 19 2015 7:00 AMAstronaut Captures Photo of Rare and Beautiful Form of Lightning
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 18 2015 7:00 AMHelp Preserve Historic Spacesuits
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 17 2015 7:00 AMLast Month Was the Hottest July Ever on Record. And the GOP Doesn’t Care.
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 15 2015 7:30 AMCrash Course Astronomy: Brown Dwarfs
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 13 2015 4:00 PMThe Impact of Odysseus
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 12 2015 7:30 AMVeni Vidi Vela: Explodeo
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 3 2015 9:00 AMHow Much Ice Has Greenland and Antarctica Lost? A Lot More Than You Think. A LOT More.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 2 2015 9:30 AMA Prominent Photobomber
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 31 2015 10:00 AMSea Levels Are Rising, Faster Than You Think
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 29 2015 10:00 AMWhen a Star Dies
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 27 2015 10:00 AMHow Is a Soap Bubble Like a Hurricane?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 25 2015 12:05 PM2015 QM3: A Newly Discovered Near-Earth Asteroid
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 24 2015 7:00 AMCongress: Give NASA the Money It Needs to Return Americans to Space
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 22 2015 7:30 AMScattered Outta Compton
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 20 2015 7:30 AMLooking Down the Barrel of a Dying Star
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 18 2015 12:30 PMPerseids Rain Like Fire From Space
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 17 2015 11:30 AMThe Sky Afire: Fireball, Aurorae, and a Really Weird Cloud
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 16 2015 7:30 AMDid Astronauts Photograph a Meteor From Space?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 14 2015 7:30 AMComet 67P Celebrates Perihelion 
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Aug. 13 2015 7:30 AMThe Scars of Life in the Asteroid Belt
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 11 2015 7:00 AMNo, Mars Won’t Be As Big As the Moon in the Sky

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