Philip Cary Plait is an American astronomer, skeptic, writer and popular science blogger, he has worked as part of the Hubble Space Telescope team, images and spectra of astronomical objects, as well as engaging in public outreach advocacy for NASA missions.
This hour, we'll hear from TED speakers who share an infectious sense of wonder and curiosity about our place in the universe and what lies beyond our skies. TED speakers include physicist Brian Greene, astronomer Phil Plait, and astronomer Jill Tarter. (Original broadcast date: March 8, 2013)
It's the Nerdist podcast live from beautiful Boulder, Colorado! With special science guest Phil Plait, aka, The Bad Astronomer!
Ken Plume has another chat with astronomer, writer, skeptic, and blogger behind Bad Astronomy, Phil Plait, about USENET, Craig Ferguson, Enya, NASA, space, gauntlets, bullying, and the future.
On Friday, June 10, 2011, I had the wonderful pleasure of sitting down with Phil Plait (@BadAstronomer) for a live gab session on the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show over at The Look 24/7 (@TheLook247). As always, it was a lot of fun to sit down and have a chat with Phil. He was entertaining, insightful, witty, humorous and nerdy, which is what we want. I would like to, yet again, thank all of you who tuned-in and asked your questions, plus gave such wonderful feedback about the show. I’m happy that you enjoyed it. If you missed the interview, have no fear. You will find it embedded below. But first, the show notes. During the interview, we talked about the end of the shuttle program and what is next for space exploration; O’Neill Cylinders, Dyson Spheres and space elevators; asteroid impacts, aliens and solar flares; Death From The Skies and Bad Universe; raising children to be critical thinkers; Phil’s space junk, w00tstock and conventions; the antivax movement; we geeked out about science fiction, Star Trek and Doctor Who; plus more. At the beginning of the interview, you will hear the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show Theme Song by Christopher Cogott (@chriscogott). The runtime is: 1 hour 46 minutes and 26 seconds The format is: mp3, 128 kbps, 44.1 kHz The size is 97.4 MB To download, ‘right click-save as’ this link. Alternatively, you can stream it below. If you are viewing this in an RSS reader, you’ll need to visit the site in order to stream. I hope you enjoy! [rps-paypal] [ad#Fujitsu]
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Sep 30th, 1964
Location
Boulder, CO, USA
Episode Count
5
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
6 hours, 8 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 732643