Tag Archives: Bill Nye

The reliability hierarchy of expert opinion

There’s been a mild amount of angst on the internet in recent days over a couple of well known science communicators espousing nonsense on matters outside of their field.  The first was Bill Nye, who made comments about philosophy that most … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Elon Musk

Neil deGrasse Tyson interviewed Elon Musk on Tyson’s podcast, StarTalk.  The interview covers a range of topics, and Tyson includes Bill Nye in a running commentary on the interview.  (Chuck Nice is also there to add his usual laughs.)  I … Continue reading

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Is the human species still evolving? Of course.

It looks like Bill Nye, the science guy, is coming out with a new book on evolution, with an excerpt at Popular Science: Is The Human Species Still Evolving? | Popular Science. We cannot step away from evolution. Our genomes are … Continue reading

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Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye, with some Tyson thrown in

This video is  just wrong on so many levels.  If you haven’t seen it yet, you must watch it immediately!  (Unless you’re at work or something, then almost immediately.)  

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The Ken Ham Creation Museum Ark Encounter project may have been funded

There is news out this morning that the silly Ark Encounter project may have gotten funded, although Sharon Hill is skeptical that this is true.  If it is true, and if municipal bonds really are helping to fund this thing, then … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Nye-Ham creationism debate

The Bill Nye and Ken Ham debate happened, and by all accounts Nye wiped the floor with Ham.  (I watched a few minutes of it, but I’ve been racing against deadlines all week and had to content myself with the … Continue reading

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Should Scientists Debate Creationists?

The perpetually-bowtied science educator Bill Nye “The Science Guy” is slated to debate creationist Ken Ham, the founder of Kentucky’s Creation Museum, on Feb. 4. Many scientists are uneasy about the debate — not because they are concerned that Ken … Continue reading

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Bill Nye Wants To Wage War on Anti-Science Politics, Make a Movie—And Save the Planet From Asteroids | Mother Jones

But of his new endeavors, he’s likely best known for his politically tinged, no-bullshit talk about science education in America. Over the past few years, he’s gained wide attention on social media, the lecture circuit, and television (he’s appeared on … Continue reading

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Bill Nye: Debate Over Evolution In Texas Schools Is Jeopardizing Our Future

On HuffPost: Bill Nye: Debate Over Evolution In Texas Schools Is Jeopardizing Our Future. On the one hand, I take heart that the creationists always seem to lose these fights.  On the other, we shouldn’t be having to have the fights … Continue reading

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