Bill Nye's debate was a financial "miracle" for the Creation Museum

There are always consequences when engaging with the enemy. And when Bill Nye "The Science Guy" agreed to debate evolution vs. creationism with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham last month, he was considered to have won the debate, but he also brought a financial windfall to the museum that Ham describes — of course —… » 3/03/14 12:20pm 3/03/14 12:20pm

I was a Teenage Creationist: Field Notes on the Culture War

When I was very young, science was incredible to me. I watched Bill Nye whenever I could, which was almost never—thanks, baby sister of yesteryear. At one point I heard you could watch him on the World Wide Web, so I begged my Dad to let me try. We sat waiting while our 56K modem struggled to load a full ten minutes… » 2/07/14 2:46pm 2/07/14 2:46pm

Watch Bill Nye "debate" the Creation Museum live, right here!

At 7:00 pm EST, the fabled debate between Bill "The Science Guy" Nye and creationist Ken Ham will go down at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky. Seeing as neither of them believe in each other's view in the slightest, this should be insane — and you can watch the madness as it unfolds live, right here! » 2/04/14 3:45pm 2/04/14 3:45pm

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye "The Science Guy" Are Real-Life BFFs

Not that you needed any additional reasons to love famed astrophysicst Neil deGrasse Tyson and educator/comedian/TV host extraordinaire Bill Nye, but just in case: Here's Neil calling his buddy Bill while onstage at Florida State University (the sounds gets better at 1:40). Do you think they have sleepovers together?… » 11/07/13 10:20am 11/07/13 10:20am

Watch Bill Nye's courageous robot dance from last night

Bill Nye, who tore 80% of his quadricep last week, was told not to participate in last night's Dancing with the Stars. But he did anyway, performing a Daft Punk-inspired robot dance with Tyne Stecklein that required him to move his injured leg as little as possible. The duo won't be returning, but they left the stage… » 10/01/13 6:20am 10/01/13 6:20am

Bill Nye turns Cha Cha Guy in his Dancing with the Stars debut

As prophesied, Bill Nye the Science Guy had his inaugural dance on Dancing with the Stars, a chacha set to — what else? — the Weird Science theme, inside a mad scientist's laboratory. Nye was somehow surprisingly good but totally awkward at the same time, but he didn't get booted off, so the experiment will continue… » 9/17/13 8:40am 9/17/13 8:40am

Must Watch: Neil deGrasse Tyson Moderates a Debate on Nothingness

For 14 years now, the American Museum of Natural History has hosted the Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate – an annual meeting of scientific and philosophical minds, held in honor of one of modern history's most formidable intellects. The debates are always fantastic, but this year's topic – the existence of nothing –… » 4/25/13 10:30am 4/25/13 10:30am

Crowdfund Bill Nye's science game, the Showrunners documentary, and a…

If you grew up watching Bill Nye, or just love anything that combines education with entertainment, you can fund Nye's latest project, a video game that teaches players about the physics of flight. Also on the crowdfunding table this week is the long-anticipated Showrunners documentary and a poster featuring all the… » 12/02/12 12:00pm 12/02/12 12:00pm