David DeGraff is Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Alfred University in Alfred NY where, along with the usual Physics and Astronomy classes, he has also taught classes on The Science in Science Fiction, Life in the Universe, The Theory and Practice of Time Travel; Aliens and Alienation; Tricorder, Transporters and Tribbles; Muggles, Magic and Mayhem; A Beginner’s Guide to World Domination; The Doctor in the Police Box and The Science and Psychology of Superheroes (That one’s getting a better name next time). His short fiction has appeared in a Carbide Tipped Pens and will soon appear in Lightspeed and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. He can be found online at DavidDeGraff.com