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Mayim Bialik

“Being a scientist is like being in love with every aspect of the universe.”


Mayim Bialik is a neuroscientist whose first love was DNA and second love was neurons.


Mayim is an actress who’s been loved by America in both “Blossom” and “The Big Bang Theory.”

Blossoming to Science

Actress. Scientist. Actress. Scientist. Why not both?

30 Second Science with Mayim Bialik

Brains, hormones and behavior. We gave Mayim Bialik 30 seconds to explain.

10 Questions for Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik reveals whether she prefers Sheldon or Penny, what she imagines Blossom is doing now, and how she fell in love with the neuron.

10 More Questions for Mayim Bialik

Did science save Mayim Bialik from the sad fate of most child stars? You be the judge.

10 Final Questions for Mayim Bialik

Oh, look what we found. 10 Questions for Mayim Bialik, just lying around on the cutting room floor.

Science is for Everyone

Mayim talks about how things are changing for women in STEM. Science is for everyone. Put that on your bumper sticker and PREACH IT.

Stand-up Science

We asked Mayim Bialik to tell us a science joke, and here’s what happened.

Mayim Bialik vs. Amy Farrah Fowler

Mayim Bialik and her character on The Big Bang Theory are both neuroscientists, but what else do they have in common?

About Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik is an Emmy-nominated actress best known for her roles in the series “Blossom” and “The Big Bang Theory.” So in her case, her science is actually her secret life. Mayim is the proud possessor of a doctorate in Neuroscience from UCLA and continues to develop curricula and teach young children about science.