Sherlock, Sheilas, and the Seven-Percent Solution

Sherlock, Sheilas, and the Seven-Percent Solution

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by Stephanie Osborn
     
 

Sherlock Holmes, the world's first consulting detective, most popular fictional character in history - admitted drug abuser.Surely such a brilliant mind wasn't in it for the "high" alone. What about side effects? Was there a benefit to its use Watson couldn't tell us because of the mores of his day? Sherlock, Sheilas and the Seven-Percent

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Sherlock Holmes, the world's first consulting detective, most popular fictional character in history - admitted drug abuser.Surely such a brilliant mind wasn't in it for the "high" alone. What about side effects? Was there a benefit to its use Watson couldn't tell us because of the mores of his day? Sherlock, Sheilas and the Seven-Percent Solution explores, and perhaps answers, all this and more.

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Tedd Roberts
"Sherlock, Sheilas, and the Seven Percent Solution" is an interesting read, a great example of not just scholarly work, but also bringing real science into Science Fiction. The monograph is worth the low price to gain more insight into the world of Sherlock Holmes and the stories of Stephanie Osborn.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940033201952
Publisher:
Stephanie Osborn
Publication date:
04/24/2012
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
421,339
File size:
135 KB

Meet the Author

Stephanie Osborn is a former payload flight controller, a veteran of over twenty years of working in the civilian space program, as well as


various military space defense programs. She has worked on numerous Space Shuttle flights and the International Space Station, and counts the


training of astronauts on her resumé. Of those astronauts she trained, one was Kalpana Chawla, a member of the crew lost in the Columbia disaster.


She holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in four sciences: Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, and she is “fluent” in several more, including Geology and Anatomy. She obtained her various degrees from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.


Stephanie is currently retired from space work. She now happily “passes it forward,” teaching math and science via numerous media including radio, podcasting, and public speaking, as well as working with SIGMA, the science fiction think tank, while writing science fiction mysteries


based on her knowledge, experience, and travels.

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