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Featuring Bill Nye and directors David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg. Hosted by CBC Radio-Canada's Nicole Mortillaro.
Meet Bill Nye, along with Bill Nye: Science Guy directors David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg, as he discusses taking on anti-science crusaders, the importance of science in public life and his role as CEO of The Planetary Society.
About the film
There’s an entire generation of kids who share a common science teacher. Clad in his signature bowties, Bill Nye could break down complicated ideas and theories through accessible, creative and fun segments on his wildly popular TV show. His relentless pursuit of educating audiences about how the world works has now evolved into a much more serious endeavour. There’s a dangerous wave of people in power whose fundamental lack of scientific reasoning is causing destruction to the planet we all inhabit. As a public figure, Bill is now taking every opportunity he can to openly call out and debate those who are twisting facts or outright denying them. His role as the Science Guy has critics questioning his legitimacy, but Bill’s mission has always been the same: educating people on the importance of science. And those lessons are becoming increasingly vital, no matter what age you are. Gabor Pertic
About the host
Nicole Mortillaro is an amateur astronomer, member of The Planetary Society, and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada where she serves as the editor of the its prestigious Journal. She has worked at Global News as a science reporter, and is now with CBC News where she also covers science.
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