Doctor Christian Cowles, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from Brigham Young University in 2010. From there, he went on to Idaho State University, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Applied Physics in 2012, a Master’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering in 2013, and a Ph.D. in Nuclear Science and Engineering in 2016. He is currently working at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as a physicist. Professionally he models radiation fields and tests radiation detectors. For hobbies he runs tabletop roleplaying games and gardens.