Bill Nye pours out a bit of his 40

Don Herbert, 89; TV’s ‘Mr. Wizard’ taught science to young baby boomers

Don Herbert, who explained the wonderful world of science to millions of young baby boomers on television in the 1950s and ’60s as “Mr. Wizard” and did the same for another generation of youngsters on the Nickelodeon cable TV channel in the 1980s, died Tuesday. He was 89.

(via Boing Boing)


2 thoughts on “Bill Nye pours out a bit of his 40

  1. pedro

    It’s weird that we’re at that age where the folks that we grew up with (on tv) are dying. I remember watching Mr. Wizard on the Nickelodean!

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