Science & Tech

All About Bill Nye: Intro to Bill Nye’s Life and Work

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Nov 30, 2021 • 2 min read

In an age of over-information, how do you distinguish between fact and fiction, useful data and fluff, valid inquiry and misleading rhetoric? Bill Nye, a mechanical engineer and educational television star, has an answer to this twenty-first-century conundrum. It’s an answer that can teach you as much about yourself as the world around you—and, to Bill, it’s the most powerful thing humankind has ever devised. “It’s not magic,” he likes to say, “it’s science.”