Kevin R. Grazier

Kevin R. Grazier, Ph.D. is a scientist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in the Meteoroid Environment Office, and is currently the science advisor for the Netflix original series Another Life. Grazier was the Science Advisor for the SyFy Channel series Battlestar Galacitca, Eureka, and Defiance, as well as on the feature films Gravity and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

For 15 years he worked at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a research scientist on the Cassini/Huygens Mission. Still an active researcher, his research includes numerical method development, and long-term large-scale simulations of Solar System physics, dynamics, evolution, and chaos.

Grazier co-authored the pop science books Hollyweird Science: From Quantum Quirks to the Multiverse and Hollyweird Science: The Next Generation. He is currently finishing the third book in the series Hollyweird Science of the Third Kind. He also wrote the pilot episode for the animated edutainment series Space Quest: A Journey Beyond Space.

Dr. Grazier is active in bringing the wonders of science and space to the public, and has appeared on numerous episodes of History Channel's The Universe and Science Channel's NASA's Unexplained Files. Prior to coming to NASA/MSFC, Grazier was a professor of computer science at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY. He currently teaches a graduate course in planetary geophysics at the University of Alabama-Huntsville.