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    Science Publishing and Research Access

    by  • January 15, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Publishing is often an expensive business. In the case of scientific publishing, many publishers pass on the costs for their publishing to the end users, which often means that universities are the only ones who can subscribe to these journals. But when even Harvard finds that they need to cut back on their scientific...

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    Project Calyptra

    by  • January 14, 2019 • 0 Comments

    An account by an anonymous former contract worker, as provided by Rick Tobin Art by Leigh Legler Leaked Inter-Agency Memorandum: Correspondence of Manager Edward Simpson to Director P. Wallace Tyler of January 8, 2019 To: Dr. P. Wallace Tyler, Director Advanced Invertebrate Studies Program Plum Island Animal Disease Center U.S. Department of Agriculture Plum...

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    Strange Science: Magnetic Refrigeration

    by  • January 11, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Open refrigerator

    Modern refrigerators use coolants that can be environmentally unfriendly and hazardous to human and animal life. But German scientists are working on ways to keep food and other things cold through the use of magnetism rather than coolants. These scientists are exploring possibilities based on the magnetic memory of various alloys. Some metals can...

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    Teen Science Cafe

    by  • January 10, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Teen scientists

    If you know a teen who’s interested in science, or even one who’s not as interested as they might be, you should check out the Teen Science Cafe to see if there’s one near you! The Teen Science Cafe is a spin-off of a program for adults, but enterprising folks decided to branch out...

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    New Books and Award Nominations from MSJ Alumni

    by  • January 9, 2019 • 0 Comments

    MSJ alum Fiona Moore has published her novel, Driving Ambition, and is currently participating in events in Canada and the U.K. to promote her book. Two MSJ alumni had stories nominated for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. Both stories were published in Abyss & Apex, and include “Skullboogie” by Ville Meriläinen and “Mustering Out” by future...

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    Interactive Periodic Table of Elements

    by  • January 8, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Periodic table of elements

    The periodic table of elements was always a cool part of science classes when we were growing up, and the internet has made it even cooler. If you’re looking for a fun way to learn about elements, check out this interactive periodic table of elements! Clicking on an element will bring up more information...

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    Product Review: Chronochill

    by  • January 7, 2019 • 2 Comments

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    As provided by Joachim Heijndermans Art by Dawn Vogel Product Name: Chronochill Max Duozone® – Black Version Price: $389,95 & free shipping Customer Rating: *** with 85 customer reviews In Stock. Product Description: Item Weight:  39lbs/ 17kg. Shipping Weight:  49lbs/ 22kg. Manufacturer: Chronochill LTD. ASIN: B008HFSSB2. Item Model Nr: 866339266CC. ~ Product Information: Temporal Shift...

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    Strange Science: World-Wide Waves

    by  • January 4, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Map of Mayotte

    Seismic activity in one location often has effects on other locations, as certain seismic waves travel over great distances. What’s more unusual is when this sort of seismic wave travels the world without a precipitating seismic event. On November 11, 2018, seismic waves originating off the coast of Mayotte, a tiny island between Mozambique...

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    Winter Science Experiments for Kids!

    by  • January 3, 2019 • 0 Comments

    If you’ve got kids at home for an extended winter break, you may be looking for a few activities to keep them occupied until they return to school. If so, Lemon Lime Adventures has a list of 20 great winter science experiments for kids. This looks like a great website for finding all kinds...

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    Review of Murder on the Titania

    by  • January 2, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Murder on the Titania

    Murder on the Titania and Other Steam-Powered Adventures by Alex Acks (Queen of Swords Press, 2018) is a collection of four steampunk/alternate history mystery novellas and one short story featuring Captain Marta Ramos and her second in command, Simms, as they navigate and plunder the Duchy of Denver and nearby locales. Ramos and Simms...

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    Reads for a New Year

    by  • January 1, 2019 • 0 Comments

    If you’re looking for some stories to read on a lazy New Year’s Day, we’ve got a few about looking back and a few about new beginnings, both of which seem appropriate for the beginning of 2019. “Gray Eye Shuffle” by Brandon Nolta (a new beginning for a secondary character) “2ME2” by C. Girard...

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    The Synchronicity of Guilt and Gravity

    by  • December 31, 2018 • 0 Comments

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    The 2035 Nobel Prize Lecture in Psycho-Physics Dr. Kilgore Bisson Lagrange L5 Colony PRIAM As provided by Richard Krepski Art provided by Errow Collins I first came upon the notion of the synchronicity of guilt and gravity in my background reading for an undergrad course on the Cold War–some flippant remarks in an essay...

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