Geek News: ‘BIG BANG THEORY’ TO GIVE BIG BUCKS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

By T. Mack

The Big Bang Theory cast and creators are putting their money where their mouths are. On the top-rated sitcom, all but two of the characters are scientists with doctorates in their respective fields. One of the remaining two is a highly successful engineer who designs materials for the international space station. Science, math and technology are important elements within the framework and dynamics of the show. In his interview with the Los Angeles Times, Chuck Lorre, co-creator and executive producer of TBBT, explained that the show is “not only based in the scientific community, but also enthusiastically supported by that same community.” In an effort to give back, Lorre has created the Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment. Continue reading