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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), Bad Universe (2010) and How the Universe Works (2010). See full bio »
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 2015 Crash Course: Astronomy (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- The Sun (2015) ... (writer)
- Intro to the Solar System (2015) ... (writer)
- Tides (2015) ... (writer)
- The Gravity of the Situation (2015) ... (writer)
- Telescopes (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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 2007 The Zula Patrol (TV Series) (science advisor - 2 episodes)
- There Goes the Neighborhood (2007) ... (science advisor)
- Larva or Leave Me/Egg Hunt (2007) ... (science advisor)
 2006 Nova (TV Series documentary) (science consultant - 1 episode)
- Monster of the Milky Way (2006) ... (science consultant)
 2006 Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity (Documentary short) (science consultant)
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 2015 Vaginal Fantasy Book Club (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Fortune's Pawn (2015) ... Himself - Guest
 2015 Crash Course: Astronomy (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- The Sun (2015) ... Himself - Host
- Intro to the Solar System (2015) ... Himself - Host
- Tides (2015) ... Himself - Host
- The Gravity of the Situation (2015) ... Himself - Host
- Telescopes (2015) ... Himself - Host
 2015 SciShow (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- SciShow Quiz Show with Phil Plait (2015) ... Himself - Contestant
 2014 SciShow Space (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- The Smallest Star in the Universe (2014) ... Himself - Host
 2010-2012 How the Universe Works (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Phd., Astronomer
- Birth of the Earth (2012) ... Himself - Phd., Astronomer
- Asteroids (2012) ... Himself - Phd., Astronomer
- Comets (2012) ... Himself - Phd., Astronomer
- Extreme Orbits (2012) ... Himself - Phd., Astronomer
- Megaflares (2012) ... Himself - Phd., Astronomer
 2012 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #8.184 (2012) ... Himself - Guest
 2011 Captain Disillusion: Fame Curve Collection (Video short)
Himself
 2010 Bad Universe (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- Death Stars (2010) ... Himself
- Alien Attack! (2010) ... Himself
- Asteroid Apocalypse (2010) ... Himself
 2010 Known Universe (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Stellar Storms (2010) ... Himself
- Cosmic Collisions (2010) ... Himself
 2008 Naked Science (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Hubble's Amazing Universe (2008) ... Himself
 2007 Is It Real? (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Astronomer
- Life on Mars (2007) ... Himself - Astronomer
 2005 Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Conspiracy Theories (2005) ... Himself
 2002 Die Akte Apollo (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
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Philip C. Plait
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Personal Quote:

The Universe is cool enough without having to make up crap about it. 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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