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Today, beloved science educator Bill Nye turned 57, so I decided to honor him with a short post.

Here are 6 Important things that we learned from Bill.

Here is a post I wrote in Scientific American about Bill’s controversial video condeming the teaching of creationism to children. (And here is a post summing up the lively discussion that followed the post.)

Here is a classic episode of the show that made Bill famous, focusing on pseudoscience and the power of scientific thinking:

And here are some choice words from Bill on evolution:

Finally, I’d like to end with a quote from Bill that I saw on Twitter today:

…Something that we definitely always keep in mind.

Science Rules!