Many of the most famous actresses in Hollywood, and the most beloved of the public, find in their spare time a place where they love different things. In this particular case, science is where celebs often turn to to inform themselves and not be stripped of the real world.
Next, we tell you five special cases of famous women venturing into the realm of science, first as a hobby:
The heroine of Black Swan, a film for which she won an Academy Award, is a graduate psychiatrist from Harvard and has published two scientific articles. In addition, he reached the semi-finals of the Intel Science Talent Search, the most important university competition in the United States for science. Currently, she is fostering girls’ interest in science.
The actress who became famous for the role of Dalilah in the 1940’s was also a communications engineer. Aware of the horrors of the Nazi regime, it provided the United States government with all the classified information it had in its possession and co-created an early version of Frequency Hopping, a secret communications system that will become the basis for GPS, cell phones, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
If you’ve watched Friends, you wouldn’t think that the gullible and gullible Phoebe has a BA in Biology from Vassar College in New York majoring in behavioral neuroscience.
The name may not sound familiar, but that changes if we refer to her as “Sheldon Cooper’s Girlfriend” in The Big Bang Theory. As in her role, Mayim holds a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of California (UCLA). Additionally, she is a writer and is known for her vegan and environmental stance.
The Wonderful Years actress is a mathematician cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles. During his career, he demonstrated a mathematical-physics theory that bears his name and that of his team members. She is also the best-selling author of four books that encourage girls to choose careers in science and math.