Dr Chris Arridge is a physicist studying the giant planets of our solar system (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune) and how they interact with the Sun and the rest of the Solar System. He was educated at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge (at Darwin College), and Imperial College London. He studied some of the first data to be returned from the Cassini spacecraft at Saturn. Since October 2014 he has been a Royal Society University Research Fellow and lecturer in the Department of Physics at Lancaster University.
Chris lives in Lancaster and enjoys dancing and teaching Rockabilly Jive, Lindy Hop and Balboa, reading, running, computer games, and cooking and eating very spicy food.