"The LightSail 2 mission is a game-changer for spaceflight and advancing space exploration," said Bill Nye, whose Planetary Society funded the project.
Solar sails harness light to propel spacecraft in a process similar to conventional sails harnessing the power of the wind to propel boats.
John Oliver recruited Nye to help highlight the seriousness of global warming.
From how to protect your eyes on Monday to why ancient civilizations were spooked by the moon blacking out the sun in the middle of the day.
The scientist and TV star suggests that fear and a generational knowledge gap are what fuels climate change doubters.
Nye is only the latest public intellectual to stand up for science in a frighteningly retrograde political climate.
Tyler, the Creator invoked a few "Bill Nye the Science Guy" feels for Nye's new Netflix show.
The Planetary Society and its famous CEO urge Trump to set his sights on Mars, increase NASA's budget, support the commercial space industry and more.
Bill Nye is coming to Netflix at a time when we need him most.
The Science Guy presents a series of rational arguments in a new video.
You can't be skeptical of truly established science, say members of the Center for Inquiry.
After several hurdles, the Planetary Society's solar sailing craft has released its Mylar sails.
"If you have people running for office who don't believe in science...really question whether or not those people are on your side."
The crowdfunding campaign reached its initial goal in just a few hours. The team is aiming for stretch goals now.
Ham's claim to fame is the Creation Museum in Kentucky, which features dioramas of dinosaurs and humans coexisting