Jennifer Ouellette is a recovering English graduate who stumbled into science writing as a struggling freelance writer in New York and found it was the perfect career for her. She has been avidly exploring her inner geek ever since. Jennifer's work has appeared in the Washington Post, Discover, Nature, Symmetry, Physics World and New Scientist. She maintains a general science-and-culture group blog called Cocktail Party Physics and also blogs about physics and space science for Discovery News. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, cosmologist Sean Carroll.