1955 - Born in Washington, DC on the 27th of November.
1973 - He later attended Sidwell Friends School, graduating.
1977 - He attended college at Cornell University's Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, where he studied under Carl Sagan and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.
1983 - Nye has been a licensed mechanical engineer in Washington State.
1992 - He left the show to start producing Bill Nye the Science Guy.
- Nye was also the assistant of Dr. Emmett L. Brown in the live-action segments of Back to the Future.
- Nye hosted the Emmy Award-winning educational television program Bill Nye the Science Guy.
1996 - Bill Nye has starred alongside Ellen DeGeneres, Alex Trebek, and the tourists of Walt Disney World in "Ellen's Energy Adventure", an attraction playing.
1999 - Nye told the St. Petersburg Times that he applied to be a NASA astronaut every few years but was always rejected.
2000 - Nye assisted in the development of a small sundial that was included in the Mars Exploration Rover missions.
2001 - He was appointed as Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 University Professor at Cornell University for three years.
2005 - On the 16th of December, the crime-drama television show based around using mathematics to solve crime.
2006 - On the 3rd February, Nye married Blair Tindall, after being engaged for five months.
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