Found 2 works tagged 'Hard SF'.
Published Jul 11, 2019 · 3,343 words (13 minutes) · 665 views
Near-future hard science fiction shows its age very quickly. In fact, one scientific fact in this story was proven wrong between the time it was accepted for publication and when it actually came out. That trend has continued since it was first published in 2010, but I remain fond of this one, largely because I still don't know the answer to the central question: Is a Neanderthal a human or an animal?