this is a list of references and resources for Greg's chat with Phil Plait. let it serve as a companion to the discussion. use it to continue reading and learning about the stuff that was discussed during the show. links follow the show in an approximately chronological way.
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Bill O'Reilly "tide goes in, tied goes out. never a miscommunication. you can't explain that!" (video)
Steven Colbert skewers O'Reilly (video)
Bad Universe (Discovery Channel 3 part show presented by Dr. Plait. videos may not work for those outside of the US)
NOVA ScienceNow (PBS show presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson)
Death From The Skies!: The Science Behind the End of the World
Dr. Plait on the Supermoon
Dr. Plait on the Apophis Asteroid
Dr. Plait on Betelegeuse going Supernova
Dr. Plait on attacking giant space ships
Leonard Mlodinow confronts Deepak Chopra
What's The Harm(in believing in nonsense)?
Intercessory Prayer doesn't work (scientific study)
Is There Life Inside Black Holes? (pdf of the paper that caller Nathan asked Dr. Plait)
Dr. Plait's "Don't Be a Dick" talk from The Amaz!ng Meeting 8 (TAM8)
Dr. Plait debunking the claim that you can only balance an egg on end on the equinox (video)
Dr. Plait on the Moon Landings as Hoax conspiracy theories
Bad Astronomy, Dr. Plait's first bookJames Randi- Flim Flam
Michael Shermer- Why People Believe Weird Things
Carl Sagan- The Demon Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
Paul Kurtz- Science and Religion: Are They Compatible
Victor Stenger- God: The Failed Hypothesis
Victor Stenger- Has Science Found God?
Martin Gardener- Fads and Fallacies
Neil Shubin- Your Inner Fish
Jerry Coyne- Why Evolution Is True
Richard Dawkins- The Greatest Show On Earth
Creationism and Astronomy FAQ (Dealing with Creationism in Astronomy)