CosmoAcademy Director Matthew R. Francis is a science writer, educator, public speaker, and frequent wearer of jaunty hats. He writes and teaches to share the love he has for the wonderful universe we inhabit. In addition to teaching online classes for CosmoQuest [http://CosmoAcademy.org ], he has written for Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine, Mosaic, Slate.com, The Atlantic, and many other publications. His favorite things include black holes, black coffee, and black-and-white cats. You can find him online at BowlerHatScience.org .