The entire Universe — or at least parts of it — as interpreted through the brain of Phil Plait: astronomer, science communicator, and goat herder.

Archive

Nov 15BAN #62: A ton of money
Nov 12BAN #61: Music of 5,000 sols and a noisy astronomer
Nov 8BAN #60: NASA in 8k, Climate hope, Peryton place
Nov 5BAN #59: VOTE, Desert Bus for Hope, Aliens (won’t) invade, Lunar flyby
Nov 1BAN #58: VOTE, Icy Boomerang, Ticked-off eagle
Oct 29BAN #57: V O T E
Oct 25BAN #56: Wheaton’s way, Falcon thrice, climate opportunities
Oct 22BAN #55: Space’s Deepest Secrets, a launch to Mercury, and a piquant follow
Oct 18BAN #54: Falcon 9 launch terrifies LA, so let’s crush all of humanity into a small cube.
Oct 15BAN #53: LEGO contest for science, Kiki communicates for science
Oct 11BAN 52: Ships that collide, asteroids that hopefully won’t
Oct 8BAN #51: Space:1999, Arctic ice:2018
Oct 4BAN 50: Nanodiamonds, microspicules, and normal-sized lightning maps
Oct 1BAN #49: Rover naming, Saturn grazing
Sep 27BAN #48: A meatier meteor question than usual
Sep 24BAN #47 Phil yells, following Mika
Sep 20BAN #46 Dirty hats, sunny floods, Make America Gaseous Again
Sep 17BAN #45: Chinese Moon, a talk in PA, and Brown’s Green law
Sep 13BAN #44: Breakaway + 19, Humanity’s volume
Sep 10BAN #43: Ariel heads south, polychromatic clouds
Sep 6BAN #42: 8 planets, tall cliffs, Dragon departs
Sep 3BAN #41: Melting Greenland, Rose blooms, Boulder magazine
Aug 30BAN #40: Crowning glory, dune fine, up The Nose
Aug 27BAN #39: Following Sophia, India’s crew, Talking exoplanets in Pennsylvania
Aug 23BAN #38: Solar eclipsing, Robot uprising, Black holes merging
Aug 20BAN #37: Booking Kierkegaardashian, Venus’s mysteries, is Earth special?
Aug 16BAN #36: Carbon monoxide blows, M27 glows
Aug 13BAN #35: Falling toward an asteroid, Mini Museum, Trek on a cruise with me
Aug 9BAN #34: Fear and Saturn, Too many galaxies
Aug 6BAN #33: Time for Rosemary, I glove you
Aug 2BAN #32: Trump’s science, mission to Mercury, new astronauts, and a climate cautionary tale
Jul 30BAN #31: Supporting science, Haboob redux, cruising Star Trek
Jul 26BAN #30: Crunchy Ryugu, Blue Lake, the Moon eaten by the Earth’s shadow
Jul 23BAN #29: Astronomy chopped, global weirding
Jul 19BAN #28: Wiggly Moonset, Boosting ISS, Safariing the sky
Jul 16BAN #27: Comic Con, meteorites, and a haboob
Jul 12BAN #26: A quadruple quasar, a wise man’s illusion, and the transit of… Earth?
Jul 9BAN #25: Video answers to your questions!, When will we see pix from JWST?, Stargate 'scope
Jul 5BAN #24: Commenting is now on, Playing with Earth from space, and tooth math.
Jul 2BAN #23: Retro Telescopes, Snow Kidding, and The Bloggess
Jun 28Bad Astronomy Newsletter #22
Jun 25Bad Astronomy Newsletter #21
Jun 21Bad Astronomy Newsletter #20
Jun 18Bad Astronomy Newsletter #19
Jun 14Bad Astronomy Newsletter #18
Jun 11Bad Astronomy Newsletter #17
Jun 7Bad Astronomy Newsletter #16
Jun 4Bad Astronomy Newsletter #15
May 31Bad Astronomy Newsletter #14
May 28Bad Astronomy Newsletter #13
May 24Bad Astronomy Newsletter #12
May 21Bad Astronomy Newsletter #11
May 17Bad Astronomy Newsletter #10
May 14Bad Astronomy Newsletter #9
May 10Bad Astronomy Newsletter #8
May 7Bad Astronomy Newsletter #7
May 3Bad Astronomy Newsletter Issue #6
Apr 30Bad Astronomy Newsletter #5
Apr 26Bad Astronomy Newsletter #4
Apr 23Bad Astronomy Newsletter #3
Apr 19Bad Astronomy Newsletter Issue #2
Apr 16Bad Astronomy Newsletter Issue #1
Mar 18The BA Newsletter is on its way…

The entire Universe — or at least parts of it — as interpreted through the brain of Phil Plait: astronomer, science communicator, and goat herder.