- Associated Press - Monday, January 27, 2014

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - Science guy Bill Nye will visit Murray State University next month for a speaking appearance.

His lecture at the university on Feb. 3 is a day before he is scheduled to participate in an evolution debate at the Creation Museum in northern Kentucky.

Nye, who hosted a popular youth science TV show in the 1990s, is appearing at the university as part of its Presidential Lecture Series. The lecture begins at 8 p.m. in CFSB Center arena. He is currently the executive director of the Planetary Society.

The day after his Murray State appearance, Nye will travel to the Creation Museum for a debate with its founder, Ken Ham. The debate is titled, “Is creation a viable model of origins?”