Adrian covers mainly physics, cosmology, and some scientific policy. He has been a staff writer at Science since 2005 and has been writing for a living since 1999, when he completed the Science Communication Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Adrian earned a Ph.D in experimental particle physics in 1997, working on the CLEO experiment at Cornell University. He received his A.B. from the University of Chicago in 1987. He lives in the suburbs of Detroit with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he picks a little guitar and plays beer-league hockey. On the ice, he's small but slow.