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2014-02-17 16:21:56

The "Get Schooled with Bill Nye" Campaign culmination on Feb.23 features live flipped classroom experience and science demonstrations by Bill Nye and others MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOPHIA, an online social education platform, is celebrating the culmination of its "Get Schooled with Bill Nye" campaign with the nation's largest flipped classroom demonstration with teachers, students and parents. Flipped classrooms are a growing approach to integrating...

Bill Nye Vs Ken Ham
2014-02-04 05:53:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bill Nye "the Science Guy" will square off against Ken Ham, founder of the Creation Museum, in a debate titled "Is creation a viable model of origins in today's modern scientific era?" February 4th at the museum in Petersburg, Kentucky. Ham, CEO of Answers in Genesis, is a member of the young-Earth creationism movement – whose members share the belief that the Earth is only several thousand years old. Nye, a science education...

2014-01-15 23:25:28

PlasmaGenix Medical Team explains the science behind the treatment. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 After suffering a leg injury during a fall on “Dancing With the Stars,” Bill Nye the Science Guy received an innovative treatment known as platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) in the hope of returning to the stage in the subsequent week. Return he did, and he brought with him a layman’s explanation of PRP, the kind of science-made-simple description his legions of fans know him...

Bill Nye Asks Obama To Embrace Planetary Exploration, Fund Science
2013-12-09 14:53:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bill Nye “The Science Guy” sent out an open letter to President Barack Obama asking him to embrace a vision of planetary exploration. Nye, who is CEO of The Planetary Society, asked President Obama to grant more funding to science, specifically that which is focused on studying our Solar System. “Mr. President, the space program, NASA, is the best brand the United States has,” Nye said in the open letter. “Right now what NASA...

2013-10-08 16:26:07

Bill Nye to Chronicle Mission on YouTube's THNKR NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, October 9(th), at 3:21pm EDT, NASA's Mission Juno spacecraft will slingshot around Earth on its journey to Jupiter, helping it gain speed and eventually become the fastest man-made object in history. World-renowned science educator Bill Nye will commemorate the event by hosting an eight-part YouTube series, "Why with Nye," which launches Tuesday, October 8(th) on THNKR. The series...

2013-09-10 08:37:11

High School Students Offered Free Online College-Course; Chance to Star in Video with Bill Nye the Science Guy MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- High school students wanting to get a jumpstart on college can now take a free online college-level course on SOPHIA.org and "Get Schooled with Bill Nye." One lucky student who completes a SOPHIA course will also win the chance to star in a video with Bill Nye the Science Guy. "While the cost of college continues to rise, we...

US Congressman Calls Big Bang, Evolution Lies From The Pit Of Hell
2012-10-08 16:45:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most Americans wouldn´t be surprised to learn that the title of this article, ℠Lies Straight From the Pit of Hell´, is an actual quote, in reference to evolution, the Big Bang theory and embryology, that was spoken on an altar at a Southern Baptist church. We´ve come to understand that evangelical pastors have a strict adherence to the letter of the Bible. Do you think most Americans would be shocked to learn that...

2012-09-26 02:30:51

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SOPHIA has teamed up with Bill Nye "The Science Guy" to get kids and teachers excited about learning in and outside the classroom with the "Flipping for SOPHIA" campaign. In addition to weekly iPad® giveaways for teachers and students, one lucky school will win a visit from Bill Nye along with 30 iPads. "With school back in session, we want students to know that there is a free resource available delivering credible content when they need it,...

Well-Known Science Guy Says Current Generation Should End Their Beliefs In Creationism
2012-08-27 13:22:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Americans like to celebrate their freedom to believe in anything they want, from paranormal activity to ancient aliens, but educational presenter Bill Nye said the belief in creationism should end with the current generation in a recent web video for Big Think. “So, once in a while I get people that really – or that claim – they don't believe in evolution,” Nye said. “And my response generally is 'Well,...

2012-08-01 08:35:14

SIT IN A SPACE SHIP, TOUCH A PIECE OF MARS, AND MEET BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY®, STAR TREK´S ROBERT PICARDO, NASA SCIENTISTS, MARS EXPERTS AND MORE 2-Day Event in Pasadena, Calif. and Around the World to Celebrate the Landing of NASA´s Rover Curiosity on Mars On August 4 and 5, the world´s attention will once again turn to space, as NASA prepares for the descent and landing of its newest rover Curiosity on Mars. In celebration of this historic event, The Planetary...