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Our Final Alumni Post Here!

With the closure of Mad Scientist Journal, this will be our final post sharing what our alumni have been up to on this site. Going forward, check out our Facebook and Twitter for occasional alumni news! Recently, Atthis Arts announced … Continue reading

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Thank You to Amanda Cherry!

Our final thank you for Mad Scientist Journal goes out to the inestimable Amanda Cherry! Amanda’s official title is “Editorial Assistant,” but she’s helped us out in many ways. She’s written letters from the editor for a couple of the … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Tiny Squid!

Though the discovery was a couple of years ago, we’re still excited to learn about the Idiosepius hallami, a very small squid found by researchers in Australia. How tiny, you might ask? About the size of a human adult thumbnail. … Continue reading

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Thank You to Our Regular Columnists

Today, we’re thanking our regular columnists. If you’ve only experienced Mad Scientist Journal on our website, you may not be familiar with these regular columns, which only appear in the quarterly magazines. But they’ve been strong supporters and contributors to our … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Aquanauts!

The deep sea is awesome in the original sense of the word: inspiring awe. There’s just so much we DON’T know about such an enormous part of our planet. But in Aquanauts, you get to explore the oceans from the … Continue reading

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Strange Science: A Nothing Eating Space?

Physicists have theorized the possibility of what they are calling “bubbles of nothing” that could potentially eat spacetime and destroy our universe. The good news is that the timeframe of such an occurrence is very likely not in our lifetime, … Continue reading

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A Thank You to Our Artists, Part 2

Last week, we thanked several of our artists who have helped make MSJ so awesome! This week, we are thanking several more! We met Errow and America at the same time, when they were cosplaying Cecil and Carlos from Welcome to … Continue reading

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Review of Chilling Effect

Chilling Effect (Harper Voyager, 2019) by Valerie Valdez is a fast-paced space adventure with twists and turns aplenty. With amazing characterization and witty dialogue, it’s the sort of book you’ll only put down if you absolutely have to. The book … Continue reading

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More Magical Tales

If you enjoyed Monday’s story about magic and roller derby, check out a few other stories we’ve published related to magic in the context of mad science! “Mrs. Hobgobble’s Grade 5 Troll Homework: Tooth Fairy Experiments” by Sarina Dorie (experimentation … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Earth’s New Tiny Moon

You won’t see it if you look up into the sky, but the Earth currently has a bonus moon. The second moon is considerably smaller than our normal moon, only about the size of a compact car. It’s probably an … Continue reading

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