Bill Nye: Creation Views Threaten U.S. Science

Bill Nye, host of television's "Bill Nye the Science Guy," recently waded into the evolution debate with an online video urging parents not to pass their religious-based doubts about evolution on to their children.
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NASA's landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars last month is the kind of technological achievement that get kids interested in science, Nye said, but funding cuts would endanger future missions.

He said if Curiosity is able to find evidence of life on Mars — perhaps in the form of fossilized microorganisms — it would "change the world."

"It would change the way everybody feels about his or her place in space," he said. "And we do that for $300 million a year, which is not even a buck a person. We don't want to cut that."

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Online:

Big Think video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHbYJfwFgOU

Creation Museum response: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-AyDtD6sPA

The Planetary Society: http://www.planetary.org/

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