Bill Nye

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Bill Nye
A close-up shot of Bill Nye's face, wearing one of his trademark bowties.
Nye on May 6, 2017
William Sanford Nye

(1955-11-27) November 27, 1955 (age 66)
EducationCornell University (BS)
Known forBill Nye the Science Guy (1993–1998)
Bill Nye: Science Guy
Bill Nye Saves the World (2017–2018)
Scientific career
FieldsMechanical engineering
Cornell University
The Planetary Society
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William Sanford Nye[2] (born November 27, 1955), often known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American engineer, scientist and educator. He is most known for hosting the TV show Bill Nye the Science Guy. Nye is also the CEO of The Planetary Society.[3] Nye was born in Washington, D.C. and went to school at Cornell University. Early in his life, Nye worked as an engineer for Boeing in Seattle.[4] He also was a member of the Seattle comedy troupe Almost Live!. He hosted Bill Nye the Science Guy from 1993 to 1997. Since then, he has hosted several TV shows and specials concerned with science and the environment. He also designed the sundial on the Mars Rover. Nye currently lives in the San Fernando Valley.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bill Nye, engineer/television genius". Public Broadcasting Service. Retrieved April 22, 2016.
  2. Rutgers. "2015 Commencement Speaker: William Sanford Nye". Rutgers. Archived from the original on May 6, 2015. Retrieved May 4, 2015.
  3. Bill Nye. "Your Place in Space:Bill Nye's blog". Retrieved 2015-02-17.
  4. "Know Your Scientist: Bill Nye, "The Science Guy"". From Qarks to Quasars. Retrieved 6 July 2015.