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Bill Nye Debate

Bill Nye Defends Controversial Debate Decision

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Science

Was it wrong for Bill Nye to debate young-earth creationist Ken Ham? Some scientists--including celebrated evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins--hav...

Assessing the "Debate:" Ham Was Wrong On Both Religious and Scientific Grounds

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2014 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Ham's position that the Bible has presented him with all the answers he needs to know makes a mockery of some very rich religious traditions while undercutting the very foundation of science.

How Bill Nye Won the Creation Debate

David MacMillan | Posted 04.14.2014 | Science
David MacMillan

To most watching last week's debate between creationist Ken Ham and science educator Bill Nye, it was a battle between religion and science. But to creationists -- a group which not too long ago included me -- it was something else entirely: a battle over the very meaning of science itself.

Like Creation Science? Toss Your Smartphone!

Seth Shostak | Posted 04.07.2014 | Science
Seth Shostak

Faith is a personal matter, and should never be a cudgel to stifle inquiry. We tried that approach about 1,200 years ago. The experiment was called the Dark Ages.

Did Bill Nye Hurt Science?

Dan Arel | Posted 04.07.2014 | Science
Dan Arel

So the aftermath, was this debate a mistake? Yes. Regardless of how well Nye did, and he did better than many predicted he would, Ham still got airtime.

WATCH: Bill Nye Takes On Creationist Ken Ham

Posted 02.05.2014 | Science

It was a debate for the ages -- although in this case, the ages in question are either 6,000 or several billion. Bill Nye, TV's "Science Guy," deb...

WATCH LIVE: 'Science Guy' Debates Creationist

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.06.2014 | Science

Get ready for the debate some are calling "Ham On Nye." America's favorite "Science Guy," Emmy Award-winning science educator and Planetary Society...

Controversy Erupts Over Creationism Debate

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Science

Update (02/04/2014 6:40 pm EST): The debate has started. To follow, scroll down for live updates and/or just click here to watch the debate live on Hu...

As A Reformed Creationist, I Hope Bill Nye Doesn't Underestimate Ken Ham

David MacMillan | Posted 03.25.2014 | Science
David MacMillan

I hope Bill Nye doesn't underestimate creationists. Between their strident religious confidence and the way they painstakingly dumb-down and oversimplify evidence to fit into 6,000 years, people like Ken Ham can be tough nuts to crack.

Three Things I Want to See Come Out of the Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate

Joseph Hill | Posted 03.09.2014 | Religion
Joseph Hill

Tuesday, when I opened my laptop I began to see the same link pop up on my Facebook feed repeatedly. It was for the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate coming up ...