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Bill Nye On Explaining Science And Separating Fact From Fiction Amid COVID-19




Bill Nye hosting the National Park Foundation's 'View-A-Thon' at Mashable in 2016.
Bill Nye hosting the National Park Foundation's 'View-A-Thon' at Mashable in 2016.
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Your favorite Science Guy has launched a three-month long special series as part of his “Science Rules! with Bill Nye” podcast to explain and explore the novel coronavirus. 

In these special episodes, published on Tuesdays and Fridays, Bill Nye aims to provide fact-checked analysis and explainers on the latest in pandemic news. He interviews doctors, reporters and experts of all stripes, and also does Q&As with his listeners. 

We sit down with Bill Nye (in our respective, appropriately distanced chairs) to discuss his role as a science educator amid a pandemic. 

Guest: 

Bill Nye, science communicator, mechanical engineer and author; host of various television shows, including the PBS children’s science show “Bill Nye the Science Guy” (1993–1998) and the Netflix show “Bill Nye Saves the World” (2017–2018); host of the Stitcher podcast “Science Rules! with Bill Nye”; he tweets @BillNye