57 years ago, nine young African-American students of Friendship Junior College in Rock Hill were arrested for attempting to desegregate the all-white lunch counter at the...
"Bill Nye: Science Guy" Documentary Airs on POV (Preview)
Many people today have a love and passion for science thanks to watching "Bill Nye the Science Guy" while they were young. The POV documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy follows the legendary science advocate and TV personality Bill Nye in his pursuit to ignite a passion among Americans, both young and old, for science and science education.
Somewhere, Something Incredible is Waiting to Be Known
The clip above asks the question, "Can the excitement and unknown possibilities of space get more students excited about science?" In his new role as CEO of the Planetary Society, Bill Nye hopes to do just that. Enjoy the sneak peek from the film and watch the full documentary on Wednesday, April 18 at 10:00 pm on ETV.
More About the Film
Bill Nye is a man on a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The former star of the popular kids' show "Bill Nye the Science Guy" is now advocating for the importance of science, research and discovery in public life. With intimate and exclusive access—as well as plenty of wonder and whimsy—this behind-the-scenes portrait of Nye follows him as he takes off his Science Guy lab coat and takes on those who deny climate change, evolution and a science-based worldview. The film features Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan and many others.