Jorge Cham is the cartoonist behind the popular online comic 'Piled Higher and Deeper' (a.k.a. PHD Comics). He holds a PhD in robotics from Stanford University and is a former instructor and research associate at Caltech.
Daniel Whiteson is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Irvine, and a fellow of the American Physical Society. He earned his PhD in physics from the University of California at Berkeley and is an active researcher, using the Large Hadron Collider at CERN to search for exotic new particles.
Together they are the co-authors of We Have No Idea, co-hosts of the podcast Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe, and co-creators of the animated PBS series Elinor Wonders Why.