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    Teen Science Cafe

    by  • January 10, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 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 • Mad Scientist News • 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 • Awesome Finds • 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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    Strange Science: World-Wide Waves

    by  • January 4, 2019 • Strange Science • 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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    Review of Murder on the Titania

    by  • January 2, 2019 • Reviews • 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 • MSJ Time Machine • 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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    Winter 2019 Now Available!

    by  • December 27, 2018 • Administrative • 0 Comments

    Necromancy for fun and profit, training the next generation of monster hunters, and looking forward to a new year. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2019 collects twelve tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader,...

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    On Kickstarter: Books for Kids with Mental Health and Special Needs

    by  • December 26, 2018 • Awesome Finds, On Kickstarter • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Super Kids

    Today, we’re featuring a couple of Kickstarter projects that benefit kids with mental health needs and other special needs. The first is the Super Kids Change the World activity book. This coloring and activity book is set up like a comic book, and it helps hospitalized kids learn to deal with mental health challenges that come...

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