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Phil Plait


Phil Plait was born as Philip C. Plait. He is known for his work on Crash Course: Astronomy (2015), Bill Nye Saves the World (2017) and How the Universe Works (2010). See full bio »

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Known For

Crash Course: Astronomy
(2015-2016)
How the Universe Works
How the Universe Works Himself - Phd., Astronomer
(2010-2015)
Bad Universe
Bad Universe Writer
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017 Bill Nye Saves the World (TV Series) (head science writer) / (co-head writer) (announced)
 2015-2016 Crash Course: Astronomy (TV Series documentary) (writer - 46 episodes)
- Everything, the Universe... And Life (2016) ... (writer)
- Deep Time (2016) ... (writer)
- A Brief History of the Universe (2016) ... (writer)
- Cosmology Part 2: Dark Energy (2015) ... (writer)
- Cosmology Part 1: The Big Bang (2015) ... (writer)
 2010 Bad Universe (TV Mini-Series documentary) (book "Death from the Skies" - 1 episode)
- Alien Attack! (2010) ... (book "Death from the Skies")
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Philip C. Plait
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Personal Quote:

"Armageddon" got some astronomy right. For example, there is an asteroid in the movie, and asteroids do indeed exist. And then there was... um... well, you know... um. Okay, so that was about all they got right. See more »

Trivia:

Writing a second book under the working title, "Death from the Skies", which details multiple ways astronomical events could wipe out life on Earth and is due out in Spring of 2008.

Nickname:

The BadAstronomer

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