MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – On Saturday night, families in the Twin Cities shared their love of science with one of pop culture’s most recognized scientists.
Bill Nye “The Science Guy” spoke to a packed house at Augsburg College.READ MORE: Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer, Injured Director On Movie Set (CBS News)
He talked about climate change and environmental awareness. His lecture was titled “How Science Can Save The World.”
Most of the attendees were middle and high school students, many of whom wore Nye’s signature look: a bow tie.READ MORE: 3 People Shot In Separate Minneapolis Shootings Thursday Night
“I’m planning on going into science, and his science shows are always entertaining and educational,” said one young person sporting a bow tie. “It helps me to watch those.”
Nye’s show won 18 Emmy Awards.
He’s now the CEO of The Planetary Society, a non-governmental space interest organization.MORE NEWS: Data Show COVID Cases In Minnesota Schools Have Declined, But Experts Still Watching For Long-Term Trends
He travels the globe, hosting lectures like the one at Augsburg.