Dancing with the Stars: Meet the Season 17 ContestantsSnooki, Valerie Harper, Bill Nye the Science Guy and more will hit the dance floor come Sept. 16

BILL NYE

Partner: Tyne Stecklein
Will the veteran Science Guy find chemistry in the ballroom with his Dancing partner? "I love swing dancing," the scientist and popular educator told The New York Times in 2008. "I go two nights a week, often four."