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    Robot Ethics and the Turkish Turtledove

    by  • September 24, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Mando Viday, as provided by Django Mathijsen Dylah wasn’t the prettiest girl I’ve ever known. Still she is the only one I often recalled with melancholy and even regret. Because although we’d been close, we’d never become “an item.” I’ve often wondered if she should have been the one. So it...

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    Maturity

    by  • September 17, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Max Steiner, as presented by Nathaniel K. Miller Scientist profile: Dr. Marvin Steiner was a controversial and pioneering nodal physicist, known for developing the Jaunte Drive, an early prototype teleportation engine. He and his son Max disappeared under mysterious circumstances after an apparently disastrous test of the device. The bodies of...

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    Death-Ray Barking Dog Torches Home

    by  • September 10, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Article by Dan Foley, as provided by Kyle Yadlosky Photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett Pine Lane, New Jersey, was rocked yesterday afternoon, when neighbors heard an explosion from one of the houses in the gated community. Apparently, a two-month-old Jack Russell terrier was responsible for the explosion, barking what residents claimed was “fire.” “I...

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    A Thread Finer than Hope

    by  • September 3, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Essay by Malini Gupta, as provided by Jack N. Waddell Photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett “Professor Gupta,” Dr. Cowen says, voice raised. Had she been speaking? “I’m afraid you must make a decision.” My undergraduate quantum physics students might have thought it grimly funny, this doctor observing me and expecting an answer, forcing me...

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    The Rods of Baghdad

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Barnetby Richards, as provided by Paul Williams Illustration by Justine McGreevy The author recognises that a scientific journal is not the place to mention personal information, but is grateful for the editor’s indulgence, and trusts that the reader will understand the significance. 14 April 2020 was the day that I saw...

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