Mayim Bialik: Extended Interview

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About This Episode

This is an extended audio interview from “Tuning in to Science on TV, with Mayim Bialik” on StarTalk Radio with Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Learn how Mayim got hooked on science, and about her role models over the years. She’ll take you through her life as an academic and as an actress. Neil asks how her life as a real scientist has made it into her character. They get into more topics, including women in science, home schooling, eating vegan, religion, and more.

Please note that this is the raw interview, with minor edits made to the original interview by our producer to address recording issues, not content. Enjoy!

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