Michael holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Chemistry, and he currently works in the U.S. at the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a research scholar in the field of medical radioisotopes. He is married and has two daughters. Originally from Germany, he spent some years in Cape Town, South Africa, before he came to Los Alamos in 2000. An active Christian, creationist and Bible historicist, he is a member of the world wide Seventh-Day-Adventist church. Michael enjoys his family, fitness, interdisciplinary science, music, solving puzzles and teaching the word of God.