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.
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.