What Exactly Is a Science Comedian?

+i-eb6620ed5a98ca28f4b1e64515a4b430-brian Malow-headshot.jpgMeet Brian Malow, a science comedian scheduled to perform at the USA Science and Engineering Finale Expo. He will also perform at the Night of Science Comedy before the Expo with two other comedians, Norman Goldblatt and Pete Ludovice.

Based in San Francisco, Brian has performed for NASA, JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), the American Chemical Society, Scholastic Library Publishing, the National Association of Science Writers, the Koshland Museum of the National Academy of Sciences, Apple, Dell, and Microsoft. He has also appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS) and on Tech TV, Discovery, and A&E.

Brian is currently a freelance science correspondent, writing and appearing in lighthearted science video essays for Time Magazine's website. Check out his latest essay, "My Love Affair with Space," which is mainly about the space program, but also contains a very personal and sweet story...

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