This article is part of the Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy blog series. Each week, we tackle one of the scientific or technological concepts pervasive in sci-fi (space travel, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, etc.) with input from an expert.
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About the Expert
Hayley Stone received a Bachelor’s degree in History from California State University, Sacramento with a focus on American history. During her final semester, to complement her own research for a novel set in the Old West, she organized a special course studying women’s roles in and their contributions to the West. Family legend has it that Hayley is distantly related to famed outlaw Jesse James on her mother’s side.
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