Rhett Allain

Rhett Allain is the writer behind Wired's popular Dot Physics science blog, as well as an associate professor of physics at Southeastern Louisiana University. Among his most popular articles is an explanation of the physics involved in the Angry Birds games. His analysis of the characters, their special abilities, and the different forces at work is a fan favorite. Dr. Allain's interest in the field of physics education research—which explores how kids understand physics—makes him the perfect author to explain physics to a family audience.