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When Bill Nye, the Science Guy, got booed in Texas for saying the moon reflects light from the sun
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By Pat Cunningham
May 17, 2013 5:13 p.m.



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A Facebook friend of mine has dug up THIS WONDERFUL STORY from four  years ago:

Bill Nye [above], the harmless children’s edu-tainer known as “The Science Guy,” managed to offend a select group of adults in Waco, Texas at a presentation, when he suggested that the moon does not emit light, but instead reflects the light of the sun.

As even most elementary-school graduates know, the moon reflects the light of the sun but produces no light of its own.

But don’t tell that to the good people of Waco, who were “visibly angered by what some perceived as irreverence,” ...

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