“Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science” [SIGN]
We promised you a science-filled December, and we're keeping that promise. Following our previous episode on the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ, we're pleased to welcome the crime historian E.J. Wagner to the show.
E.J. wrote the 2007 Edgar Award winner The Science of Sherlock Holmes and was a technical advisor for the Exhibition. We had a chance to sit down with her and talk about the influence of Sherlock Holmes on forensics (and vice versa), the future of crime fiction, and how a crime historian gets her start.
Toward the end of the episode, you'll find the latest Canonical Couplet. See if you can figure out the story we're referring to, and you might win a prize.
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