Ever since it premiered in September of 2007, The Big Bang Theory has drawn in a wide audience of many different people. Though some have argued that the show pigeonholes scientists and nerds into a stereotypical category, this couldn't be further from the truth. In actuality, like the millions of viewers the characters of The Big Bang Theory are all quite different and complex individuals. Some viewers may tend to perceive Sheldon, Leonard, and Penny as one-dimensional because they can't see beyond their own misconceptions. What would these characters look like through the eyes of one who occupies a similar world? Despite what one may think of this it cannot be denied that part of the appeal of the show is the characters' familiarity with science presented to an audience generally unfamiliar with the topic. In fact, there's a lot of scientific facts thrown around on the show that many fans may take for granted. Whether they be just-for-fun facts or actual processes and theories that relate to everyday life The Big Bang Theory has done its fair share in educating the general public. You may have to listen closely to understand certain explanations while others may not really be explained at all leaving one desiring more. So for your benefit we've collected here ten scientific facts as seen on The Big Bang Theory while further exploring said topics.