Big Bang Scholarships

The producers of The Big Bang Theory have announced the five recipients of the Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment. This academic award will present each student with $10,000 per academic year towards their STEM education. The scholarship was put up by the producers and actors on the television show and the recipients also received invitations to attend a tapin g of teh show.

  • Steven La
  • Mia Reyes
  • Amy Shao
  • Jonathan Shi Jr.
  • Mateen Ul Hassan

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Buzz-inga!

A new species of orchard bee discovered by Brazilian biologist Andre Nemesio has been named Euglossa bazinga, in honor of the catch phrase used by television character Sheldon Cooper on the show The Big Bang Theory. Cooper, portrayed by Jim Parsons, uses the phrase to indicate he has perpetrated a practical joke. According to Nemesio, the name is fitting since the bee had tricked scientists with its similarity to other species.

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