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About Eric Johannsen
Eric earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of California San Diego, where he developed a deep appreciation of how the universe works and a burning curiosity to understand what physics can't (yet) explain. He holds a commercial pilot's license, lived abroad in Europe for over a decade, and is an education volunteer at the Aquarium of the Pacific. His day job is software development, and he writes by night with a passion.
Eric lives in California, where he raises triplets with his wife Rose.
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