Phil Plait

Phil Plait is an astronomer, author, and science communicator. He was the head science writer for season 1 of the Netflix show Bill Nye Saves the World and the writer and host of Crash Course Astronomy, which has over 25 million views on YouTube. Known as The Bad Astronomer, he debunks myths and misconceptions about science while promoting real science on his Bad Astronomy blog hosted by He lives in rural Boulder County with his wife, a dog, two horses, and four goats that are more popular on Instagram than he is.

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A Scientific Exorcise

by Phil Plait

A scientist finds himself questioning his beliefs while all alone in a dark observatory at night.

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