Bill Nye uses corn starch to explain ‘top kill’

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When faced with explaining a complicated scientific maneuver like ‘top kill,’ CNN turns to America’s favorite science guy: Bill Nye. Using corn starch, rubber bands and a plastic tube, Nye shows laymen how exactly British Petroleum is hoping to plug the hemorrhaging oil well.

Nye is best known as the bowtied-host of “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” a children’s television series which ran from 1993 to 1998.