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

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, and is a big supporter … Read more

Phil Plait’s Bad Universe – Premieres Tonight

Tonight’s the night … Phil’s big day day has finally arrived, so go crank up your DVR’s and get ready for a Vulcan mind-meld of scientific skepticism. OK, for those who have no idea what I’m on about, here is some info … What’s happening? Phil Plate has a new TV show called “Phil Plait’s … Read more

Skeptics in the Tub

Did you ever come across “Skeptics in the Pub”? No!! … Oh then you better go check it out. Click here to find one near you. Skeptics in the Pub is a place for skeptics to meet and converse (usually) once every month. The event was founded in London, UK by Dr Scott Campbell in … Read more

Bad Universe

The secret is out. The skeptic astronomer, Phil Plate, had a super secret project that is now in the public domain. He has been working on a fabulous new Discovery channel series, here is a preview. It feels a bit like “Death from the skies” meets “Mythbusters”, lots of practical real science that de-bunks the … Read more