Tagged: Phil Plait

How Well Do You Know Your Moon? - Honest Universe

Mark Hanna Feb 25, 2015

Phil Plait, who writes the wonderful Bad Astronomy blog over on Slate, noticed something interesting in a recent episode of The Simpsons: To the untrained eye, nothing about this cartoon image is likely to seem unusual. But if you spend a lot of time looking at the sky, and you have the additional context that […] … Read More

Historic shuttle launch photos - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 14, 2010

The Shuttle launches are always dramatic events. Pity there are only two more planned. They are one event I would have liked to have seen before popping my clogs. However, there are always the photos. And some of the most interesting are those taken from the air, or even from orbit, rather than the ground. [...] … Read More