Bill Nye is
a scientist, engineer, comedian, and inventor. He has a BS in mechanical engineering
from Cornell University where he studied under Carl Sagan, and worked on the
747 as an engineer at Boeing before creating and hosting his much-loved Emmy
award-winning PBS/Discovery Channel show Bill
Nye the Science Guy. He holds three honorary doctorate degrees from
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Goucher College, and Johns Hopkins, and teaches
at Cornell regularly as a visiting professor.