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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
Oct. 31 2014 4:37 PMVirgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Suffers Major Accident
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 30 2014 11:29 AMAnd Yet, We Continue Upward: Failure as a Step Closer to Space
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 29 2014 12:00 PMGorgeously Colored Clouds Make Astronomy Picture of the Day
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 28 2014 7:14 PMAntares Rocket Explodes on Takeoff
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Oct. 27 2014 2:29 PMAntares Rocket Is Go for Launch to the Space Station Tonight
Tv Club
Oct. 27 2014 12:30 AMThe Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 10A spoiler-filled discussion of "Into the Forest of the Night."
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 25 2014 7:02 AMSTUNNING Video Promoting Space Exploration ... and It's Not What You Expect
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Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AMOur Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
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Oct. 22 2014 10:30 AMMonster Sunspot Will Make Thursday’s Eclipse That Much Cooler
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Oct. 21 2014 7:00 AMWatch the Moon Eat the Sun: The Partial Solar Eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23
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Oct. 19 2014 7:30 AMPersistence Pays Off: The Smoking Trail of a Shooting Star
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Oct. 17 2014 11:00 AMFiguratively Shiny: A Firefly Video
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Oct. 16 2014 11:35 AMHas Mercury’s Ice Finally Been Seen? (Hint: Yes.)
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Oct. 15 2014 11:35 AMHow to State Clearly the Evidence for Evolution
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Oct. 14 2014 12:16 PMThe Ultimate Space Selfie: 10 Miles From a Comet
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Oct. 31 2014 7:30 AMHappy Solarween!
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Oct. 30 2014 7:30 AMChinese Spacecraft Takes Iconic Photo of the Moon and Earth
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Oct. 29 2014 7:15 AMPopeular Science
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Oct. 28 2014 9:35 AMSaturn’s Rings Slice Across an Icy Moon
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Oct. 27 2014 7:00 AMA Young Star Blows a Hole in the Side of Its Home, Creates Beautiful Art
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Oct. 26 2014 5:30 AMSpectacular Cloud Colors (Photo)
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Oct. 24 2014 7:00 AMGallery: The Partial Solar Eclipse of October 2014
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 22 2014 12:30 PMFeisty Sunspot Is Feisty. Very Very Much So.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 22 2014 7:30 AMAn Illusion That Makes Me Happy and Sad
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Oct. 20 2014 7:00 AMPhoto Gallery: Mars and the Comet
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Oct. 18 2014 7:30 AMMars and the Comet: The Countdown 
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Oct. 17 2014 7:30 AMLiterally Shiny: A Firefly Video
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Oct. 16 2014 7:30 AMTo Pluto … AND BEYOND!
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Oct. 15 2014 7:30 AMI Got Shot in the Asteroid
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Oct. 14 2014 7:30 AMWhy Yes, It Is Exactly Rocket Science!

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Oct. 31 2014 1:29 PM You, The Gabfest, and a Hotel Room Win tickets to attend a taping of the Political Gabfest, live from David’s Chicago hotel room.