NEW YORK — Bill Nye is going to be a Netflix guy.

The streaming network announced plans Wednesday to launch a series, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” hosted by the famed scientist, author and TV personality.

Each episode will tackle a topic from a scientific point of view in an effort to dispel myths and refute anti-scientific claims that may be muddling the issue. Topics will include vaccinations, genetically modified foods and climate change.

According to Netflix, Nye will present guests, conduct experiments and ultimately let the facts lead exploration.

The new venture launches next spring and marks a return to series TV for the star of “Bill Nye the Science Guy.”

Nye’s influence is hard to overstate. Nye has had an impressive career resurgence in recent years, no doubt in part because his original fan base is now grown up and endowed with spending power and no small amount of ’90s nostalgia. He published two books in 2015, made a habit of engaging with those who deny evolution and climate change in public debates and brought the Planetary Society into the headlines as the group’s gregarious CEO. He also appeared on “Dancing With the Stars.”

When Nye talks about his friend and fellow science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson’s own talk show in 2015, he admits (after some prodding) that he can see the nerdy seeds he’d sown in 1993 bearing fruit.

‘The Science Guy’ is still huge and a whole new generation of kids watches the show in school. This, of course, was Nye’s goal: to change the world.

Netflix promises to preserve Nye’s “unfiltered style.”

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