Support Provided ByLearn More
Physics + MathPhysics & Math

Joe DeGeorge

The Secret Life of Scientists and EngineersThe Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Receive emails about upcoming NOVA programs and related content, as well as featured reporting about current events through a science lens.

“Up the punks!”


Support Provided ByLearn More

Joe DeGeorge is physics student.  He likes physics because “it’s deep” and it makes him feel at one with the universe.


Joe is a rock star in the world of wizard rock/punk.  Joe is the cofounder of the band “Harry and the Potters,” which has performed in every U.S. state except Hawaii.

Simple Explanations

Joe DeGeorge makes up a song about his favorite physicist.

Science and Music

Joe DeGeorge rocks out with Harry and the Potters and in the lab.

30 Second Science with Joe DeGeorge

We give Joe DeGeorge 30 seconds to describe his science and he gets flustered.

10 Questions for Joe DeGeorge

We ask Joe DeGeorge 10 questions and he tells us to "get real."

Blog Posts

Three Groovy Joe DeGeorge Music Videos
Joe’s Behind-the-Scenes Journal
Rock Star
Ask Joe Your Questions


About Joe DeGeorge

Joe is studying Physics at Clark University. He also recently participated in a NASA undergraduate research program at the Goddard Space Flight Center.

Original funding for "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" was provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.