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    Review of Claiming T-Mo

    by  • July 31, 2019 • Reviews • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Claiming T-Mo

    Claiming T-Mo by Eugen Bacon (Meerkat Press, 2019) is a multi-generational tale of otherworldly beings, superpowers, and the complexity of families. With a sweeping scope across time and space, it features elements of fantasy and science fiction blended together in a way that makes both seem utterly plausible within the world Bacon has constructed....

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    Strange Science: Light in Slow Motion

    by  • July 26, 2019 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Flare of light on a dark background

    Scientists have developed a camera that can capture moving light in slow motion, by taking 10 trillion frames per second! The setup is actually a pair of cameras–one “streak” camera and one stationary camera–and it doesn’t actually capture all 10 trillion frames. But it captures enough frames to allow for scientists to then examine...

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    Help Support Other Spec Fic Magazines!

    by  • July 24, 2019 • On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Uncanny Magazine issue 1

    While our publication is winding down, there are plenty of other great speculative fiction publications that are still going strong. One of those, Uncanny Magazine, is currently crowdfunding their sixth year of publication, including raising their rates to pay authors more for their short fiction. Uncanny Magazine is dedicated to publishing fiction from diverse authors, and...

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    NASA Kids’ Club

    by  • July 18, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Child wearing goggles interacting with an astronaut in a full suit

    If you’ve got younger kids who are interested in space, check out the NASA Kids’ Club! It’s full of games and information about space and NASA, geared towards kids in the primary grades (up to American 4th grade). The activities adhere to National Education Standards, and there’s a whole page that details how the...

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    Alumni Exploring Solarpunk Winters

    by  • July 17, 2019 • Mad Scientist News • 0 Comments

    Snowy scene with a parabolic antenna

    Last year, we reviewed Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Summers, which featured a number of MSJ alumni. Now, World Weaver Press is putting out Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Winters, and once again, the table of contents is chock full of our alumni! Wendy Nikel, Holly Schofield, Steve Toase, and Jennifer Lee Rossman will all have stories in...

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    Awesome Finds: Stormhaven Techs

    by  • July 16, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Illustration from Stormhaven Techs featuring a ghostly figure, a dark skinned woman in a lab coat, and a white male gnome in a lab coat

    We love graphics novels, so we were excited to find Stormhaven Techs, which is currently funding for a print graphic novel on Kickstarter! Stormhaven Techs is about two technicians who work in the magic department at a high school for mages and knights. One of the characters has a history as an adventurer, which comes...

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