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Hairy Ball Theorem. That is all.

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    It's an episode of The Big Bang Theory!

    Remember this episode? It came in Season 2, Episode 17, when the guys go to a conference in San Francisco and run into Terminator: TSCC actress Summer Glau on their train.

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    This theorem is a whopping 15,000 pages, so it's literally enormous. It also took more than 100 mathematicians to prove that every finite simple group of numbers falls into one of four categories: alternating, cyclic, simple group of Lie type, and sporadic.

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    The OverWhelmingly Large Telescope (OWL) was proposed to be a massive telescope (duh), with a mirror about 100 meters in diameter and weighing in at 40,000 tons. Unfortunately, it has yet to be built.

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    This mathematical theorem deals with bisecting planes of different dimensions. It gets its name from an example that involves a chunk of ham and two slices of bread divided by a single cut.

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    Season 2, Episode 7, is when Penny unintentionally inspires Howard and Raj to track down some America's Next Top Model stars.

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    The Galactic Bulge refers to a group of stars in a galaxy that are tightly packed together. The term almost always deals with the central group of stars found in spiral galaxies. It's pretty neat, actually.

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    First proved in 1912, this algebraic theorem deals with vectors on spheres. One notable consequence of the theorem is that that there is always some point on the surface of the Earth where (horizontal) wind isn't blowing.

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    This hypothesis deals with how the universe will end. The Big Rip is the suggestion that the universe will continue to expand until it becomes a violent expansion; tearing apart whole galaxies, solar systems, planets, and even atoms. Yikes...

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    This episode happens in Season 6, and involves Leonard being asked out by Alex, even though Leonard is clearly with Penny.

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