Kachina is a PhD student from Australia, currently living in New York.
She lives, breathes and loves science - the weirder the better.
Read more at Quarks, Quirks and Quips
Gina Sartore is simultaneously hiding from her thesis supervisor, teaching
science to rural uni students, and communing with a bunch of alpaca (her favourite country-type animal). She is an occasional contributor, but is
having trouble finding a tin can with a long enough string. If you know the collective noun for alpaca or have some string to sell, drop her an email.
After 7 years roaming the Antarctic wilderness in search of a place to call to home, or at least a hot meal, Keir was rescued by the Discovery helicopter. He has spent the time since then working off the debt by producing funny, sometimes informative, pieces for your listening pleasure.
In a past life, Chris spent five years studying the physics of quarks, the tiny particles that sit at the heart of protons and neutrons, which in turn make up the nucleus of the atom. After a while, he realised he actually just liked to say the word 'quark', and so gave up research for a life of scientific story-telling. Chris works at the University of Sydney's School of Physics, teaching science communication and running the Science Foundation for Physics.
Ian Woolf lives in Sydney, has a degree in Applied Science, worked as a solar astronomer, software engineer, systems programmer, webmaster, Networking tutor, Computational Theory lecturer and subject coordinator, and Physics lab demonstrator; while changing his career to professional writing and broadcasting. Read more at Here’s Why