LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Eight-hundred tickets for a debate between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Intelligent-Design advocate Ken Ham sold out in less than 20 minutes Monday morning.

The debate is Feb. 4 at the Creation Museum in northern Kentucky.

Ham, the museum's founder, invited Nye to debate evolution and Biblical creation. The $25 general admission tickets went on sale this morning.

The event is expected to attract a lot of attention in scientific and faith circles.

Nye is a well-known advocate of science education, and Ham is a respected leader among Christians. You can still purchase tickets on the museum Web site for a simulcast inside the museum.

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