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Plait, Philip C.

Overview
Works: 18 works in 47 publications in 5 languages and 3,971 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Miscellanea  Science television programs  Television programs  Documentary television programs  Observations  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Photobooks 
Roles: Author, Other
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Most widely held works by Philip C Plait
Bad astronomy : misconceptions and misuses revealed, from astrology to the moon landing 'hoax' by Philip C Plait( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the science behind many astronomy-related misconceptions and hoaxes covering such topics as meteors, eclipses, UFOs, the big bang theory, and the moon landing
Death from the skies! : these are the ways the world will end-- by Philip C Plait( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's only a matter of time before a cosmic disaster spells the end of the Earth. But how concerned should we about about any of these catastrophic scenarios? And if they do post a danger, can anything be done to stop them?
Monster of the Milky Way( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomers and astrophysicists discuss a supermassive black hole that has been discovered in the Milky Way galaxy
Death from the skies! : the science behind the end of the world-- by Philip C Plait( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's only a matter of time before a cosmic disaster spells the end of the Earth. But how concerned should we be about any of these catastrophic scenarios? And if they do pose a danger, can anything be done to stop them?
Phil Plait's bad universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Bad astronomer' Phil Plait debunks bad science in an explosive series! Includes 3 fiery episodes: Asteroid Apocalypse, Alien Attack!, and Death Stars
La muerte llega desde el cielo by Philip C Plait( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's only a matter of time before a cosmic disaster spells the end of the Earth. But how concerned should we be about about any of these catastrophic scenarios? And if they do pose a danger, can anything be done to stop them?
Shi jie mo ri de jiu zhong ke neng by Philip C Plait( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tod aus dem All : wie die Welt einmal untergeht by Philip C Plait( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Di qiu de zhong jie : wei lai shi jie shi zhe yang zou xiang xiao wang de = Death from the skies : these are the ways the world will end by Philip C Plait( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jiang le 9 ge fang mian de wen ti,Bao kuo mu biao di qiu:xiao xing xing he hui xing zhuang ji;Tai yang de huai pi qi;Chao xin xing de bao nu;Yu zhou"pen deng":jia ma she xian bao fa;Wu di shen yuan:hei dong;Tai yang zhi si;Wan wu zhong jie deng
Death from the skies! : the ways the world will end-- by Philip C Plait( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astronomy primer uses cataclysmic scenarios to explain some of the universe's most interest-piquing phenomena, in a comprehensive guide that also explains how life on Earth would be affected should the depicted events occur
Sora kara kyōfu ga yattekuru : Chikyū metsubō 9tsu no shinario by Philip C Plait( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ikenai uchugaku : Machigaidarake no tenmon joshiki by Philip C Plait( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad astronomy: "Hoax." by Philip C Plait( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skyglow : by Harun Mehmedinović( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the web site: "... a hardcover photo book and timelapse video series exploring North America's remaining magnificent night skies and the grave threat of light pollution to our fragile environment. SKYGLOW explores the history and mythology of celestial observation, the proliferation of electrical outdoor lighting that spurred the rise of the phenomena known as "skyglow," and the Dark Sky Movement that's fighting to reclaim the night skies."
The electron density profile of the planetary nebula NGC 6826 by Philip C Plait( )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hubble space telescope observations of the circumstellar ring around of supernova 1987A by Philip C Plait( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HST observations of the ring around SN 1987A( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bad Astronomy by Philip C Plait( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Philip Plait addresses the most popular astronomical misunderstandings of our age, including: astrology, UFOs, alien abductions, the moon hoax, the moon illusion, standing an egg on end during the vernal equinox, and other astronomical anomalies, such as do all starts look white?
 
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Bad astronomy : misconceptions and misuses revealed, from astrology to the moon landing 'hoax'Bad astronomy: "Hoax."
Alternative Names
Phil Plait Amerikaans astronoom

Phil Plait amerikansk astronom

Phil Plait amerikansk astronom og forfatter

Phil Plait astronomo e scrittore statunitense

Philip Plait

Plait, Philip

Плейт, Фил

فل بليت عالم فلك من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

فیل پلیت ستاره‌شناس آمریکایی

플레이트, 필립 C

필 플레이트

フィル・プレート

プレイト, フィリップ・C

菲尔·普莱特

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Death from the skies! : these are the ways the world will end--Death from the skies! : the science behind the end of the world--La muerte llega desde el cieloDeath from the skies! : the ways the world will end--Bad astronomy: "Hoax."