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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,' Nye’s wit and enthusiasm garnered 18 Emmy awards. Nye 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.

In 2016, Netflix announced that Nye would appear in a new series, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” which premiered on April 21, 2017. Its third and final season was released on May 11, 2018.

His next series, “The End is Nye,” was ordered by Peacock in March 2021. Teaming with Seth MacFarlane and Brannon Braga, the series has Nye exploring natural and unnatural disasters, explaining them scientifically to detail surviving, mitigating, and preventing them. It premiered on August 25, 2022.

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, Nye wrote his first book for a general audience, “Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation,” which went on to become a New York Times best-seller. He is also the author of seven children’s books, including his 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, Nye joined the ranks of his astronomy professor Carl Sagan when he was elected the American Humanist Association’s “Humanist of the Year.”

Through all of his work, Nye hopes to inspire people everywhere to change the world.

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