phil plait


Phil Plait, whom I do know and have personally met, has written an article within Slate that strike a deep cord within me. Normally I would perhaps extract an appropriate quote and suggest that the article merits your attention, and perhaps also offer some additional commentary. This time I am instead […]

Trump’s Plan to Eliminate NASA Climate Research Is Ill-Informed and Dangerous



Well-known skeptic, author, astronomer, and science advocate Phil Plait, who blogs as the “Bad Astronomer” (hosted by Discover Magazine) has given a fantastic TEDx Boulder talk. Phil’s big thing is asteroid impacts … (hence his book “Death from the skies”) … he is fascinated by these asteroid and comet impacts, […]

Phil (The “Bad Astronomer”) Plait gives a fantastic TED talk