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Bill Nye        

"The Science Guy"; Science Communicator, TV Presenter & Mechanical Engineer; Climate Change Activist

Bill Nye—scientist, engineer, comedian, author and inventor—is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society and to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work.

Perhaps best known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bill’s wit and enthusiasm garnered 18 Emmy awards. Bill is also an author and frequent speaker on topics of global importance including climate change, evolution, population, space exploration, and STEM education. He is a steadfast champion of the unwavering value of critical thinking, science, and reason.

Most recently, Nye was the subject of the documentary film Bill Nye: Science Guy. This behind the scenes portrait of Nye follows him as he takes off his Science Guy lab coat and takes on those who would deny climate change, evolution, and a science-based worldview.

His 2014 debate with a creationist who believes the earth is only 6,000 years old has been viewed nearly 6.5 million times on YouTube. After that experience, Bill wrote his first book for a general audience, Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation, which went on to become a New York Times bestseller. He is also the author of seven children’s books, including his most recent best-selling fiction series, Jack and the Geniuses.

Nye also serves as CEO of the Planetary Society, the world’s largest space-interest group. And, as an inventor, he holds a number of unusual patents, including an improved toe shoe for ballerinas, a device to help people learn to throw a baseball better, a magnifier made of water, and an abacus that does arithmetic like a computer – with only binary numbers.

Nye graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from Cornell University and returned there as a visiting professor from 2001-2005. In 2010, Bill joined the ranks of his astronomy professor Carl Sagan when he was elected the American Humanist Association’s “Humanist of the Year.”

Videos


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Bill Nye - Reason Rally 2016
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"Hey Bill Nye, Does Forever Exist?"
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Bill Nye: The School of the Future
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Bill Nye: Why We Explore
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The City of the Future
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Why We Explore
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Speech Topics


Ask the Science Guy

Bill Nye the Science Guy's Big Blast of Science

Science, Education

An Evening with Bill Nye

Ask the Science Guy

News


Bill Nye warns: Creation views threaten US science - Yahoo! News

From Yahoo! News: The man known to a generation of Americans as "The Science Guy" is condemning efforts by some Christian groups to cast doubts on ...

Person of the Week: Bill Nye the Science Guy Makes His Comeback ...

Nye defies the law of physics and makes a return to children's hearts across the country.

On TV and the Lecture Circuit, Bill Nye Aims to Change the World ...

William Sanford Nye, better known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, has gone from TV host to fierce defender of scientific issues that have been polemicized for ...

Bill Nye the Science Guy Connects With Techie Kids With New App ...

Twenty years ago this fall, Bill Nye came into homes across the U.S. with his TV show, “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” and struck a chord with curious children.

Bill Nye Documentary in the Works | Variety

Producers have launched a $650000 Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for a documentary on science educator Bill Nye, best known as "The Science Guy."

Bill Nye Has A Brilliant Idea To Transform NASCAR

Not everyone's pleased about it, though.

Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ is getting a new Netflix show. This is not a drill.

Bill Nye, known as "The Science Guy" ever since a TV show of the same name basically owned the mid-1990s, will soon return to our screens. IndieWire reports that the veteran science communicator will star in a new Netflix series called "Bill Nye Saves the World," set to premier next spring...

Bill Nye the Science Guy slams Donald Trump, Republicans on ...

Bill Nye the Science Guy sat down for an interview with CNN in light of Earth Day and said that while "everybody is ... Updated 6:44 PM ET, Fri April 22, 2016 ...

Bill Nye talks national parks, climate change and the 2016 election ...

This week, Bill Nye -- the bow tie-loving mechanical engineer known to many as “ The Science Guy” on his own popular 1990s kids TV show -- is helping the ...

Bill Nye visited a Noah's Ark he doesn't believe should exist - The ...

Bill Nye the Science Guy doesn't believe that a gargantuan wooden boat filled with pairs of wild animals once floated across a flood that covered the entire earth .

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