Peter Hadfield

Peter HadfieldPeter Hadfield trained and worked as a geologist before embarking on a career of travelling and writing. From South America he moved to Japan in 1986 and covered news from East Asia as a freelancer, working in print for the Sunday Times and US News and World report, radio for CBC in Canada, and television for CNN, CBC and ABC in the United States, among many others. He was New Scientist’s correspondent in Tokyo for 14 years and has covered science stories for the BBC’s Science in Action and ABC’s Science Show. He now focuses on feature stories in East Asia, and runs a YouTube site debunking junk science, with nearly 90,000 subscribers.