NOVA scienceNOW Web Series Features Mayim Bialik - A Neuroscientist - Playing A Neuroscientist
- Famous physicist Michio Kakulacing up his ice skates and showing off his slick figure skating skills.
- Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, lighting up Secret Life with his cosmic tie collection.
- Erika Ebbel, a beauty-queen-turned-biochemist, who replaced her lab coat with a tiara and evening gown, and taught audiences how to "gown walk."
The Secret Life series has won acclaim for its innovative content and creative storytelling techniques. The American Association for the Advancement of Science awarded the Secret Life team the prestigious 2011 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award. Time magazine highlighted Secret Life as one of the most successful examples of media that makes science "cool" for young people.
Funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, this season's The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers will feature 16 scientists and engineers by the season's end.
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