Bill Nye: Why voters should support funding to better scientific education

The great Bill Nye (The Science Guy) has grown more and more open in recent years about his concern for the future of science in the United States. More specifically, he’s been more outspoken about the harm that reluctance to science is hindering our progress as a nation and as a species.

In this video, recently uploaded by The Daily Conversation, Nye pleads with American voters to raise their voice at the polls when it comes to funding education research and education.

“You don’t want to raise a generation of science students who don’t understand how we know our place in the cosmos, our place in space– who don’t understand natural law. We need to innovate to keep the United States where it is in the world,” Nye said.

Watch the full video right here: