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Mad Scientist Alum in Many Media!

We’ve been busy here at Mad Scientist Journal, and so have some of our alumni! From short stories to YouTube to awards, check out what folks have been up to! Jamie Lackey has recently published two short story collections with Air … Continue reading

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An Interview with A. J. Fitzwater

Today, we’re chatting with A. J. Fitzwater about their story in Battling in All Her Finery! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! A. J. Fitzwater: There is a tale of one squeezed up with the mud through the cracks between bays and … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Ghost Particles and Their Origins

Astronomers have long been hoping to observe an object outside of our solar system that emits neutrinos, or ghost particles, and now they have! Neutrinos are referred to as “ghost particles” because they don’t often interact with any type of … Continue reading

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Review of Paper Girls Volume 1

It’s summertime and the graphic novel stack is threatening to overtake the hallway, so we’ll be talking about some of the graphic novels we’ve accumulated that we think you might enjoy! Paper Girls Volume 1 (Image Comics, 2016) starts out with … Continue reading

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An Interview with Blake Jessop

Today, we’re talking with Blake Jessop, the author of “Cuirassiere,” one of the stories that will appear in Battling in All Her Finery. DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! Blake Jessop: I’m a thirty-seven-year-old Canadian author of fantasy, horror, and … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Fun Facts about Stars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration does more than just launch spaceships. They also do a significant amount of research on our solar system and beyond. One of their key fields of research is on stars. In addition to giving … Continue reading

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An Interview with Leora Spitzer

Our interview today is with Leora Spitzer, who wrote “Breath and Roses” for Battling in All Her Finery! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! Leora Spitzer: My name is Leora Spitzer, and I live in St. Louis, MO. I love … Continue reading

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Review of To Another Abyss! by Zach Bartlett

To Another Abyss! by Zach Bartlett (Spaceboy Books, 2018) is a delightful tale of eldritch otherworldly beings and college town art scenes, blended into a clever short novel. Greg Withers runs a small art gallery and artist grant, thanks to … Continue reading

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An Interview with L. Chan

Today, we’re chatting with L. Chan, one of our authors for Battling in All Her Finery! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! L. Chan: I’m from Singapore, generally writing around the gamut of SFF, in fairly specific niches. Near future … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Superbug Yeast

Scientists are currently faced with a yeast that is behaving like a bacteria, making it difficult to fight with the drugs currently available. Candida auris is a yeast and a fungus, but its behavior is atypical. Normally yeasts need warm, moist … Continue reading

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