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written by Phil Plait
This web site, by astronomer Philip Plait, is devoted to airing out myths and common misconceptions in astronomy and related topics. There's a general section on misconceptions, and then examples from movies, the news, and TV. You'll find a bulletin board with a huge number of posts on a variety of topics. Don't miss "Fox TV and the Apollo Moon Hoax."
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2005 Phil Plait
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Keywords: bad science, hoax, movie reviews
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 20, 2005 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Aug 01, 2012 by Ed Lee
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November 6, 2005
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AIP Format
P. Plait, (2005), WWW Document, (http://www.badastronomy.com/index.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
P. Plait, Bad Astronomy, (2005), <http://www.badastronomy.com/index.html>.
APA Format
Plait, P. (2005, November 6). Bad Astronomy. Retrieved November 28, 2014, from http://www.badastronomy.com/index.html
Chicago Format
Plait, Phil. Bad Astronomy. November 6, 2005. http://www.badastronomy.com/index.html (accessed 28 November 2014).
MLA Format
Plait, Phil. Bad Astronomy. 2005. 6 Nov. 2005. 28 Nov. 2014 <http://www.badastronomy.com/index.html>.
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