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Illusion Chasers

The Storytelling of Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson stole the show when he did a striptease to reveal his “A Starry Night” undershirt

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Monday Music Video: An Epic Rap Battle Between Newton and Nye!

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Today on YouTube we see a showdown between two science greats, with an additional big scicomm name included for good measure! I’ve written about Epic Rap Battles of History previously about the immensely entertaining Einstein vs. Stephen Hawking Rap Battle Epic Rap Battles of History is the creative brainchild of Epic Lloyd and Nice Peter on [...]

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The Secret Life of Bill Nye According to NOVA

I’ve had my head in the middle of a great deal of preparing coursework for my students and somehow managed to miss this series of videos in the NOVA’s Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers–all about Bill Nye! So, in case you missed these, too, here are the videos about Bill Nye all in one [...]

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Bill Nye’s Open Letter to Barack Obama

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I read a post at Nature yesterday about the severe cutbacks the Planetary Sciences Division at NASA (headed by Jim Green) has had to make recently due to reduced funding. This hardly seems acceptable to me, and certainly not to Bill Nye, CEO at The Planetary Society. So he wrote a letter to Barack Obama, [...]

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YouTube SpaceLab Winners Learn Results of Experiments in Livestream with Bill Nye

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Last year, I told you about a contest that allowed teens to submit an experiment to be done on the International Space Station. Winners were chosen and now they are eagerly awaiting the result of their experiments! More details from the folks at Space Lab: This is “the culmination of the YouTube Space Lab competition [...]

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Casting Call for Host of “Mystery of Matter”

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Are you a chemist or love chemistry? Are you as engaging on camera as Carl Sagan, Neil DeGrasse Tyson or Bill Nye? Do you appreciate the human side of science discovery? Are you madly in love with intelligently done programming such as appears on PBS? I’ve seen many casting calls and am certain that what [...]

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