Chuck Adler is a physicist and lifelong science fiction enthusiast. He received his degrees from Brown University, and is a full professor at St. Mary's College of Maryland, one of the United States' best public liberal arts colleges. He is interested in light scattering, and was the chair of the 10th International "Light and Color in the Open Air" conference" in 2010. In addition to being interested in science fiction, mystery and history, he is an avid cook and baker, baking most of the bread for his family.
In the first half, brain researcher Neil Slade discussed different aspects about how the mind interacts with music. The way music is processed in the human brain is very complex, and is even connected to sight, he detailed.