mattMATT ALEXANDER is a scientist and writer in Philadelphia. When struck by insight, he shouts “Bazinga!”, not “Eureka!”, although he has nothing against Archimedes and is in fact himself an avid bath-taker. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Maudlin House, After the Pause, and Across the Margin. Follow him on Twitter at @thenamesmatta.

“The Number of Grains of Sand on Earth” FLAPPERHOUSE #12 (Winter 2017)