The Elegant Astronaut

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Industry Education
Occupation College Instructor
Location Russellville, AR, United States
Introduction I am a science enthusiast who teaches anatomy, physiology, and botany courses to college undergraduates. I am in the process of working on my Ph.D in plant science with an emphasis on fruit breeding. I blog about things that interest me, and about people who inspire me. If you detect any errors in my writings, please let me know via the comments. Enjoy the ride!
Interests Science, biotechnology, evolution, sustainable farming, space commercialization, human colonization in space, traveling, scuba diving, journaling, art as therapy, sailing, science fiction, organic gardening.
Favorite Movies Aliens, Poltergeist, Blades of Glory, Darwin's Dangerous Idea, Sahara, Contact, Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Pitch Black, Rat Race, True Grit (2010), Sherlock Holmes (2011), The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Catching Fire, Gravity, Pacific Rim, Winter's Bone.
Favorite Music I like most everything on XM 35 Florence and the Machine
Favorite Books The "Game of Thrones" series by George R. R. Martin, "Letters from the Earth, " by Mark Twain, "Things That Matter, " by Charles Krauthammer, "The Ecstasy of Surrender" by Dr. Judith Orloff, The "Odd Thomas" series by Dean Koontz, "The Bed of Procrustes" by Nassim Taleb, The Body Farm novels by Jefferson Bass, "The Hunger Games" trilogy by Suzanne Collins.