Bill Nye, Funny or Die, Tom Brady

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Bill Nye the Science Guy has tackled NFL's current controversy, Deflategate, yet again. But this time he did it with a fun little experiment.

The 59-year-old TV star and educator had earlier this week debunked an explanation by New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick as to why the team's balls during the AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts were under-inflated. Belichick had cited "atmospheric conditions" as a possible cause and denied any wrongdoing by his players, echoing comments made by quarterback Tom Brady.

In a video posted on the Funny or Die parody website on Wednesday, Nye demonstrated what happens to footballs when they are placed in a refrigerator.

While they were chilling out, pun intended, he took the opportunity to talk about "something about which you should give a f--k: Climate change."

"Yes, like Tom Brady, the world is getting hotter and hotter and you know why?" he said. "Because we humans are pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, every time we burn fossil fuels...when we burn gasoline in our cars."

"And when Tom Brady and Bill Belichick start talking for two and a half hours at press conferences, spewing out carbon dioxide, making climate change just that much worse!" he joked.

The two have not responded to Nye's comments.

In the video, he also revealed who he is rooting for it in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday. The Patriots will take on the Seattle Seahawks at the championship game, which begins at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT.

Nye, who starred in the Disney and PBS series Bill Nye, the Science Guy for almost five years in the '90s, is a fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), a program of the non-profit educational group Center for Inquiry, whose goal is to "promote scientific inquiry, critical investigation, and the use of reason in examining controversial and extraordinary claims."

Watch his Funny or Die video below.

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