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Phil Plait
Philip Cary Plait, also known as The Bad Astronomer, is a famous American astronomer, cynic, and science blogger. Plait has worked as part of the Hubble Space Telescope team, in the imaging and spectroscopy of astronomical objects, as well as in outreach advocacy for NASA missions. He wrote two books, Terrible Astronomy and Death from the Sky. He has also appeared in a number of science documentaries, including How the Universe Works on Discovery Channel. From August 2008 to 2009, he was President of the James Randi Education Foundation. Also, he wrote and hosted episodes of Crash Course Astronomy, which aired its last episode in 2016 .
BornPhillip Cary Plait, September 30, 1964, Washington, D.C.
Other namesBad Astronomer
ResidenceBoulder, Colorado
FieldsPhysics, astronomy, science communication
Alma materUniversity of Michigan, University of Virginia
ThesisHubble space telescope observations of the circumstellar ring around of supernova 1987A (1995)

About Phil Plait

Astronomer Phil Plait was born on September 30, 1964 in Washington, DC, United States (He's 59 years old now).

He is well known for his astronomical studies, as well as his blogs and public lectures championing scientific skepticism. He also wrote popular science books such as Death from the Skies and Bad Astronomy.

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Phil Plait before becoming famous

Phil Plait was born in the Zodiac sign Libra (The Scales), and 1964 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dragon (龍).

He worked for NASA on the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) and Hubble Space Telescope projects after graduating from the University of Michigan and getting his doctorate in astronomy from the University of Virginia.

Achievement of Phil Plait

To disprove astronomy-related pseudoscience, he created the website and blog.

Phil Plait's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He moved to Boulder, Colorado, with his wife Marcella and daughter after growing up in Washington, D.C.

Phil Plait on Social Media

Phil Plait's news on his Twitter: @badastronomer.

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Phil Plait Collabed with

He served as President of the Magician James Randi Educational Foundation between 2008 and 2009.

Phil Plait Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Phil Plait updated on March 16 2023.