Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Jennifer Ouellette is a former English major turned science writer, through serendipitous accident. She has written extensively for the science trade press, and, increasingly, for the general public in such venues as Discover, New Scientist, and Salon. She's covered the acoustics of Mayan pyramids and NYC subways, the physics of foam, optics and art, and the precarious pitfalls of pseudoscience, among other colorful topics.
She is the author of: Black Bodies and Quantum Cats: Tales from the Annals of Physics (2006) and The Physics of the Buffyverse (2007).Interests: Writing, reading, jujitsu, funky museums, biking, movies and DVDs, cooking, travel, crossword puzzles, Jackie Chan movies, theater, my iPod, John Donne's poetry, gothic horror, Edward Gorey, Emily the Strange, tarot cards, history, mythology, fairy tales, science, NUMBERS, HOUSE, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST, all things BUFFY, and THE X-FILES. Her hot blog is here.