publication date: Monday, June 23, 2014 (part of Summer 2014)

category: Science

clue: I'm skeptical of the notion that you're bad at the game if you can't pinpoint this space expert.

explanation: Plait wrote the blog and book Bad Astronomy, and was president of the JREF skeptical society for several years. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, and Mike Rothstein


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