Undeniable

Author: Bill Nye
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781466869882
Release Date: 2014-11-04
Genre: Science

"Evolution is one of the most powerful and important ideas ever developed in the history of science. Every question it raises leads to new answers, new discoveries, and new smarter questions. The science of evolution is as expansive as nature itself. It is also the most meaningful creation story that humans have ever found."—Bill Nye Sparked by a controversial debate in February 2014, Bill Nye has set off on an energetic campaign to spread awareness of evolution and the powerful way it shapes our lives. In Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation, he explains why race does not really exist; evaluates the true promise and peril of genetically modified food; reveals how new species are born, in a dog kennel and in a London subway; takes a stroll through 4.5 billion years of time; and explores the new search for alien life, including aliens right here on Earth. With infectious enthusiasm, Bill Nye shows that evolution is much more than a rebuttal to creationism; it is an essential way to understand how nature works—and to change the world. It might also help you get a date on a Saturday night.

Unstoppable

Author: Bill Nye
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781466869899
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre: Science

Just as World War II called an earlier generation to greatness, so the climate crisis is calling today's rising youth to action: to create a better future. In UNSTOPPABLE, Bill Nye crystallizes and expands the message for which he is best known and beloved. That message is that with a combination of optimism and scientific curiosity, all obstacles become opportunities, and the possibilities of our world become limitless. With a scientist's thirst for knowledge and an engineer's vision of what can be, Bill Nye sees today's environmental issues not as insurmountable, depressing problems but as chances for our society to rise to the challenge and create a cleaner, healthier, smarter world. We need not accept that transportation consumes half our energy, and that two-thirds of the energy you put into your car is immediately thrown away out the tailpipe. We need not accept that dangerous emissions are the price we must pay for a vibrant economy and a comfortable life. Above all, we need not accept that we will leave our children a planet that is dirty, overheated, and depleted of resources. As Bill shares his vision, he debunks some of the most persistent myths and misunderstandings about global warming. When you are done reading, you'll be enlightened and empowered. Chances are, you'll be smiling, too, ready to join Bill and change the world. In Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World, the New York Times bestselling author of Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation and former host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy" issues a new challenge to today's generation: to make a cleaner, more efficient, and happier world. Praise for UNDENIABLE: "With his charming, breezy, narrative style, Bill empowers the reader to see the natural world as it is, not as some would wish it to be. He does it right. And, as I expected, he does it best." -Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ph.D, host of COSMOS "Bill Nye, 'the Science Guy,' has become a veritable cultural icon....[T]he title of his new book on evolution...[is] 'Undeniable,' because, yes, there are many Americans who still deny what Darwin and other scientists long ago proved." -Frank Bruni, The New York Times "With a jaunty bow tie and boyish enthusiasm, Bill Nye the Science Guy has spent decades decoding scientific topics, from germs to volcanoes, for television audiences....In his new book, Nye delights in how [evolution] helps to unlock the mysteries of everything from bumblebees to human origins to our place in the universe." -National Geographic "When it comes to Bill Nye, 'Science Guy' doesn't even begin to cover it. When he's not being summoned to act as a voice of reason for news outlets or leading meetings as CEO of the Planetary Society, he is living the life of a best-selling author....His recently published book, 'Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation,' enlightens readers while using a conversational, educational tone. After all, it's his ability to break down even the most complicated topics into bite-size pieces that made him such a hit on his '90s children's show 'Bill Nye, the Science Guy.'" -The Boston Globe "Mr. Nye writes briskly and accessibly...[and] makes an eloquent case for evolution."-The Wall Street Journal "Because [Bill Nye is] a scientist, he has no doubts that the 'deniers' of evolution are flat wrong. And because he's a performer, his book is fun to read and easy to absorb." -The Washington Post "Ignite your inner scientist when Nye, known for delivering geeky intel with clarity and charm, takes on one of society's most hotly debated topics (yes, still)." -Time Out New York

A Scientific Analysis of the Creation Vs Evolution Debate

Author: Selva Sugunendran
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781514499450
Release Date: 2016-06-03
Genre: Religion

In this book you will learn about the origins of life, which has been a popular topic of debate for decades, stirring division among groups of people regarding what to believe, whether a higher entity created life (Creation) or a series of cosmic accidents (evolution) led to life developing on earth. I have spent nearly eighteen months researching in order to find the seemingly elusive answers to the questions involving our very origins: Where do we come from? Who or what made usa supreme being, some cosmic event, or both? What should we believe inCreation or evolution? Does it matter what we choose to believe? I have selected thirty most often asked questions on this subject matter and have attempted to answer them by looking at both sides of the argument on creation and evolution fairly and scientifically and without taking sides.

Creation vs Evolution

Author: Selva Sugunendran
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781514463413
Release Date: 2015-09-18
Genre: Medical

In this book you will learn about the origins of life, which has been a popular topic of debate for decades, stirring division among groups of people regarding what to believe—whether a higher entity created life (the Creation) or a series of cosmic accidents (Evolution) led to life developing on Earth. In this book, I’ll try to find the seemingly elusive answers to the questions involving our very origins: Where do we come from? Who or what made us—a supreme being, some cosmic event, or both? What should we believe in, the Creation or Evolution? Does it matter what we choose to believe? I have attempted to look at both sides of the argument, the Creation and Evolution, fairly and scientifically without taking sides.

Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction

Author: Charles M. Wynn
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780190620318
Release Date: 2016-11-24
Genre: Science

Get the straight, scientific story on things like astrology, ghosts, spontaneous human combustion, psychic surgery, and ESP. You hear about these fantastic happenings every day on television and in the supermarket tabloids. Is any of this true or are they making it all up? While many people tune in just for laughs, plenty of readers believe their outrageous claims - often because they simply don't have a clear notion of what science really is. So how do you figure out what constitutes real science and what is nonsense? Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction carefully deconstructs five examples of pseudoscience - UFOs, out-of-body experiences, astrology, creationism, and ESP - and gives easy recipes to test other dubious notions so that you can tell what lies in the realm of real science and what more properly deserves the tag of pseudoscience. This second edition of Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction will include a brand new chapter on alternative medicine, up-to-date links for reliable skeptical websites, organizations and meetings, and a fully updated additional reading section.

Everything All at Once

Author: Bill Nye
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 9781623367923
Release Date: 2017-07-11
Genre: Science

In the New York Times bestseller Everything All at Once, Bill Nye shows you how thinking like a nerd is the key to changing yourself and the world around you. Everyone has an inner nerd just waiting to be awakened by the right passion. In Everything All at Once, Bill Nye will help you find yours. With his call to arms, he wants you to examine every detail of the most difficult problems that look unsolvable—that is, until you find the solution. Bill shows you how to develop critical thinking skills and create change, using his “everything all at once” approach that leaves no stone unturned. Whether addressing climate change, the future of our society as a whole, or personal success, or stripping away the mystery of fire walking, there are certain strategies that get results: looking at the world with relentless curiosity, being driven by a desire for a better future, and being willing to take the actions needed to make change happen. He shares how he came to create this approach—starting with his Boy Scout training (it turns out that a practical understanding of science and engineering is immensely helpful in a capsizing canoe) and moving through the lessons he learned as a full-time engineer at Boeing, a stand-up comedian, CEO of The Planetary Society, and, of course, as Bill Nye The Science Guy. This is the story of how Bill Nye became Bill Nye and how he became a champion of change and an advocate of science. It’s how he became The Science Guy. Bill teaches us that we have the power to make real change. Join him in... dare we say it... changing the world.

Religion and Science in the Mirror of Buddhism

Author: Francisca Cho
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317435426
Release Date: 2015-10-14
Genre: Religion

This book offers a Buddhist perspective on the conflict between religion and science in contemporary western society. Examining Buddhist history, authors Francisca Cho and Richard K. Squier offer a comparative analysis of Buddhist and western scientific epistemologies that transcends the limitations of non-Buddhist approaches to the subject of religion and science. The book is appropriate for undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers interested in comparative religion or in the intersection of religion and science and Buddhist Studies.

Bill Nye the Science Guy s Big Blast of Science

Author: Bill Nye
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 0613613643
Release Date: 1993-09-20
Genre: Science

Several topics, including matter, heat, light, electricity, magnetism, weather, and space, are introduced in this quick tour of the world of science.

Bill Nye the Science Guy s Great Big Book of Science

Author: Bill Nye
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 0786855916
Release Date: 2005-09-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Bill Nye delivers twice the knowledge and fun in an affordable paperback bind-up that features Bill Nye the Science Guy's® Big Blue Ocean and Bill Nye the Science Guy's® Great Big Dinosaur Dig.

Bill Nye the Science Guy s Big Blue Ocean

Author: Bill Nye
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 0786817577
Release Date: 2003-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Did you know that we can explore the deepest regions of outer space, but that our own ocean still holds most of its secrets? The ocean, which makes up an impressive 71% of our planet, is still a relatively unexplored area of science. Fascinating facts like these make Bill Nye the Science Guy's Big Blue Ocean a compelling and essential read for young science fans.

Bill Nye the Science Guy s Great Big Dinosaur Dig

Author: Bill Nye
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 0786805420
Release Date: 2002-12-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Ancient dinosaurs lived over 65 million years ago, but they have fascinated human beings since the first fossil discovery. In this book, science expert and television celebrity Bill Nye the Science Guy tells us how dinosaurs become fossils, how they must have behaved, and why we call their descendants “birds.” Featuring over thirty different species of dinosaurs, each chapter has an easy-to-follow experiment that readers can do at home.

Laying Down Arms to Heal the Creation Evolution Divide

Author: Gary N. Fugle
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 9781630878047
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Religion

Battles over creation or evolution have been perpetuated for years by vocal Christians and scientists alike. But conflict has never been the only choice. Laying Down Arms to Heal the Creation-Evolution Divide presents a comprehensive, uplifting alternative that brings together an orthodox, biblical view of a sovereign Creator-God and the meaningful discoveries of modern evolutionary biology. Gary Fugle offers unique insights into this debate from his dual perspective as both an award-winning biology professor and a committed leader in conservative evangelical churches. In focusing on the stumbling blocks that surround creation and evolution debates, Fugle sensitively addresses the concerns of skeptical Christians and demonstrates how believers may celebrate evolution as a remarkable aspect of God's glory. He describes how the mainstream scientific community, as well as numerous Christians, may alter current approaches to eliminate conflicts. He explains conservative readings of early Genesis that respect both the inerrant words of Scripture and the evolutionary revelations in God's natural creation. This book is for individuals who sense that biblical Christian faith and evolution are compatible without compromising core convictions. If given good reasons to do so, are we willing to lay down our arms to affirm an encompassing vision for the future?