Our values

Each day, our teams create content that helps illuminate the latest developments in science and technology. However, we realize that real understanding is only possible when stories are told with accuracy, honesty, and impartiality.

Our Editorial Ethics Policy ensures we live up to our mission. It preserves the integrity of our content and our teams. Learn about our values and read our full ethics policy here.

Our team

The Science and Stuff team is a seasoned group of science and technology journalists with decades of experience breaking down complex topics and uncovering the wonders of our world. Science and Stuff is a privately held company that is entirely owned and operated by its founders, Jolene Creighton and Hashem Al-Ghaili. We are 100% independent and self-funded.

Hashem Al-Ghaili Co-founder

Hashem is a Science Communicator and Filmmaker with 13 years of experience working in digital media. He wrote and directed the sci-fi feature film Orbital and also wrote the novel Simulation: The Great Escape, both of which are scheduled for release in 2023. He has a Master’s of Science in Molecular Biotechnology from Jacobs University Bremen in Germany. Hashem has more than 35 million followers across his channels. To date, his videos have garnered nearly 20 billion views.


Jolene Creighton Co-founder & EIC

Jolene is a Media Executive who has spent her career building and scaling newsrooms. She co-founded From Quarks to Quasars and was the Founding Editor-in-Chief of Futurism. The publications secured a collective yearly readership of 165 million and were acquired in under four years. She was also the Editor-in-Chief of Interesting Engineering, where she grew the monthly readership from 5 million to 12 million in under a year. Her work has been published by Business Insider, the World Economic Forum, NBC, The Daily Dot, ScienceAlert, Future of Life Institute, and others.

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