How Bill Nye Became "The Science Guy"

If you're a bit of a geek (and I know you are because, c'mon, you're reading Gizmodo), you probably grew up watching Bill Nye. The goofy puns, the cheeky visuals, the corny yet cool music videos, all inspired a generation to grow up and do cool things with science. Here's our TV hero's origin story. » 3/22/14 7:00pm 3/22/14 7:00pm

Tomorrow's Cosmos Debut Kicks Off With President Obama

The first thing you'll see tomorrow night when you tune in to Cosmos won't be Carl Sagan, or even Neil deGrasse Tyson. It'll be President Obama, kicking off the series premiere with a statement that "invites a new generation to embrace the spirit of discovery and inspires viewers to explore new frontiers and imagine… » 3/08/14 3:34pm 3/08/14 3:34pm

Bill Nye tells President Obama why we must boost planetary exploration

Listen to Bill Nye's letter to the President of the United States asking for $1.5 billion to support planetary exploration. He gives three excellent reasons. » 12/11/13 12:03am 12/11/13 12:03am

Watch Bill Nye Explain How We Could Stop an Asteroid with Laser Bees

Because Bill Nye explains the world better than even experiencing it yourself, here's our childhood maestro of science explaining how we could possibly stop an asteroid from destroying Earth. Giant bombs, huge rockets and even freaking lasers probably can't stop it. And even if they could stop it, we might not be able… » 7/23/13 9:30pm 7/23/13 9:30pm

Yes! PBS Superheroes Will Save the World from Crappy Reality TV

Imagine if PBS created its own Avengers by teaming up superheroes from our childhood. I'm not talking about Iron Man or Thor but Carl Sagan, Mister Rogers and Bill Nye. Real superheroes. This fantastic short imagines the trio teaming up with Bob Ross to form the PBS Avengers who want to save us from brain shrinking… » 5/01/13 9:05pm 5/01/13 9:05pm

Watch Bill Nye Evaluate Citizens' Oil Spill Solutions

Click to viewHaving once been an oil skimmer himself, Bill Nye knows just as much about oil spills as he does about every other scientific topic. So leave it to him to succinctly and simply explain the challenges of cleaning one up. » 5/22/10 3:30pm 5/22/10 3:30pm

Carl Sagan Auto-Tuned Part II (Featuring Feynman, Tyson and Nye)

John Boswell who auto-tuned Carl Sagan for us, has come back with another clip featuring our favorite stoner, Richard Feynman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Bill Nye in almost educational, entirely awesome Auto-Tune goodness. [YouTube via Nerdist] » 10/19/09 11:40pm 10/19/09 11:40pm