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Name: Professor Stanley H Blast
Occupation: Full-time Scientist and inventor
Likes: Rollercoasters, bird watching, zoology and travel
Dislikes: Air resistance - it's a real drag
About: Growing up, Professor Blast has always enjoyed science and the outdoors. A keen backpacker, he spends most of his summers' abroad, exploring far off lands. A self-confessed theme park enthusiast, Professor Blast now works at Paultons Park, researching and inventing in his Learning Lab. His recent discovery of the Horned tree-mouse (which can be seen in the Lab) gained him wide-spread acclaim.
Name: Peter Petri
Occupation: Research assistant to Professor Blast
Likes: Horticulture, Quad biking and knitting
Dislikes: Gravity - it really gets him down
About: Peter Petri has always enjoyed the countryside and is a very keen gardener. Peter has worked alongside Professor Blast for a number of years, and has become an expert in the use of fire extinguishers (mainly thanks to the Professor's mistakes). During the summer, he looks after the Learning Lab whilst the Professor is on his fieldtrips.