Science guy Bill Nye is set to visit Boone County next month for a debate on science and creation with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham.
Ham wrote on his Facebook page that the museum will host Nye, the former host of a popular youth science show, on Feb. 4.
Nye has been critical of creationists for their opposition to evolution and asserting that the Old Testament is a literal account of the earth's beginnings. Last year in an online video that drew nearly six million views, Nye said teaching creationism was bad for children.
The video prompted a response video from the Creation Museum and Ham later challenged him to a debate.
The event will be titled "Is Creation A Viable Model of Origins?"
Tickets went on sale online at 10 a.m. eastern time Monday morning on the Creation Museum website. The museum stated that its 900-seat auditorium sold out within the first two minutes.
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