It's Bill Nye the Science Guy! He's also the inventor of a sundial on Mars, magnifying glass in classrooms, and toe shoes on ballerinas' feet!
Photograph courtesy Bill Nye the Science Guy
business concerned with the manufacturing and operation of vehicles that fly in and above Earth's atmosphere.
layers of gases surrounding a planet or other celestial body.
female ballet dancer.
type of formal dance with detailed, precise movements.
to build or erect.
transparent substance (lens) with at least one surface bulging outward.
set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge.
person who plans the building of things, such as structures (construction engineer) or substances (chemical engineer).
ballet technique where the performer dances with her entire weight supported by her fully extended feet.
powerful, irresistable interest in something.
to receive from ancestors.
person who creates a new idea, machine, product, device, or process.
lens that produces an enlarged image of an object.
fourth planet from the sun, between Earth and Jupiter.
one of two robots (Spirit and Opportunity) sent by NASA to explore the surface and atmosphere of Mars.
study of the design, production, and operation of tools and machinery.
(National Aeronautics and Space Administration) the U.S. space agency, whose mission statement is "To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind."
person captured and held by an enemy during a conflict.
very productive or abundant.
to give or make available.
puzzle or clever question.
person who studies a specific type of knowledge using the scientific method.
instrument that calculates the time of day by the position of a shadow cast by the sun.
specially made shoes worn by ballet dancers for en pointe dancing, when they are balanced on the tips of their feet.
(1939-1945) armed conflict between the Allies (represented by the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union) and the Axis (represented by Germany, Italy, and Japan.)