Bill Nye the Science Guy: Greatest "Dancing With the Stars" Cast Member, Ever

It was announced this morning that Bill Nye will be a contestant for Season 17 of Dancing With The Stars.

Nye gained fame through his PBS show Bill Nye the Science Guy which ran from 1993 to 1998 and earned 18 Emmy awards. Nye has since used this platform to advocate science education and bring attention to climate change. His latest project is "Solving for X," which teaches algebra through the PB&J — passion, beauty, and joy — of math. Swoon...

If his passion for the sciences, quirky personality, and bow tie don't sound like a recipe for DWTS success, check out his dance moves in the video below.



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Brooke Horton

Brooke is a scientist by training and writer by nature. She is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan who has performed research in neuroscience, cancer biology, and genomics. Her articles focus on the intersection of science with daily life. See more at www.BrookeNHorton.com

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