Science has been a passion of mine for as long as I remember. To me, the fact that we can learn from the universe simply by observing it and experimenting with it is one of the most miraculous things about existence. If you're interested, you can see more of my writing at TrendingSideways. I currently live in Idaho with my wife and daughter, where I am pursuing degrees in physics and statistics. I want to thank ZMEScience for letting me contribute to their awesome blog.