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Bill Nye discusses space and the Solar Sail, November 2010

By Bill Nye | Published: November 18, 2010 – 12:08 pm

25 Responses to “Bill Nye discusses space and the Solar Sail, November 2010”

  1. Lily Luna says:

    Hey bill nye. i live in grant, florida and i had a question, what would happen if someone ate poprocks while drinking soda?

  2. icepop says:

    dude, what would happen if you filled a balloon with shaken up soda???

  3. [...] to the future is to do more with less. He ended his talk brilliantly by introducing his prototype Solar Sail that will be tried into space next year. With no engine, it is still possible to send probes far in [...]

  4. Edox Uhren says:

    Good promo for the solar industry!

  5. rob says:

    hey bill loved your shows

  6. bill says:

    How come we can’t spend more than we make but it’s okay for the government to do this? We need to start making serious cuts, and Bill Nye is upset because they cut this very expensive project. Libs

  7. jordan says:

    i like your shows they are awesome!!!!!!! and amazing

  8. jordan says:

    thank you for your time #1fan

  9. Micheal says:

    Bill,
    I grew up to your show, and I am pleased to see more of the real you, hard hitting fox news and bastardi, hosting a part of the iss experiments show, and directing a space foundation.

    I am now a 26 yo engineering student, and a lead programmer for Pueblo, Co’s own space grant consortium team.

    I hope to contribute to the energy revolution, 3d printing, and everything open source. You are a continuing source of inspiration to me and thousands like me,

    Keep up the good fight.
    -micheal

  10. Matt says:

    Bill Nye i love you show it is awesome i am one of you fans i don’t know what number but one of them

  11. Teague Tindallde says:

    What should happen if you use a potato as a sorce for a circuit

  12. RocketRider347 says:

    Is it possible to use backing soda and vinager as fuel for a little modle rocket. I want to try it but don’t now if it will just make a big mess.

    Alex D.

  13. Justin says:

    Hey Bill Nye,

    I have grown up through school, in science class watching noting but Bill Nye the science guy videos and I truthfully have learned alot, you are a
    great part of science all around the world and I thank you for that.

  14. Hunter says:

    This video is very interesting….. AND COOL

  15. Mbiri says:

    hey
    I am new 2 this site. And in class we are learning about space and all we watch is Bill Nye the science guy and you are smart and a goo comedian .

    love Mbiri

  16. Mbiri says:

    hey

    what causes gravity and why does gravity pull/keep us on the ground? it is very confusing I cant figure it out

  17. Billy says:

    I’m a big fan of yours and a HUGE fan of science. Sometimes my friends call me “Billy Nye” because I’m so obsessed with science. Sometimes at recess, I go up to one of my friends and talk about science this, science that. One time or another, I made my friends so bored with my science talk that they were literally getting sleepy. My favourite subject in school is, as you can guess, science. My favourite subjects in science would be space and chemistry. I wish that there was a space and chemistry unit in science.

  18. Kathleen E. McQuillen says:

    I would like to know how much is the axial precession advancing? And say 68 million years ago the earth did not have a wobble just two poles and spinning straight. Also with all the tsunamis and other geological phenomenon does this have any effect on the magma below the mantle? Oh and I am listening to the theory of a solar sail, I actually thought of this 30 years ago.
    Thank you and Trek on kind Sir,
    Kathy McQuillen

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