• The Exploded Manifestations of Ari Ascher

    by  • April 30, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An anonymous essay, presented by Nathaniel K. Miller A heavy wave slams against the hull of the skiff, jolting me to awareness. The sea is black around me, full of looming spirit dangers, of the unknown and the unknowable. In the distance, the island juts from the roiling surface, a ten-mile plateau perched just...

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    An informal poll about content

    by  • April 25, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Hello folks! I’ve had a couple people ask me about the behind the scenes of running Mad Scientist Journal. So I thought I’d ask the people who follow along if that would have any interest to them. My main thought is a once a month piece recapping how things have gone the previous month:...

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    Proton Pursuit

    by  • April 23, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Lars, as presented by D.K. Snape There’s a flaw in the Hadron Collider. I know it. So do you, if you search down deep. Remember how queasy you felt when they first talked about starting it up? Remember all the protests? We finally accepted it. We had to. Otherwise, the...

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    Some newsly bits

    by  • April 18, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Just a quick note to let you guys know about some small changes done to the site. I’ve added a few social media thingies, so each story will have a link to share it. If you like the stories you read here, and want to see more of them, please share the stories so...

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    The Ghosts of Ganymede

    by  • April 16, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Krista Solaris, presented by Suzanne van Rooyen Illustration by Katie Nyborg For six months we hurtled through the solar system towards that bright rock so dwarfed by the shadow of its planet, Jupiter. At last we approached our destination. Ganymede lay ensconced in the stellar soup surrounding it, rippled purple...

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    The Barrier

    by  • April 9, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Essay by Logan Merritt, presented by James Ford Illustration by Katie Nyborg There is, in the universe, a constant flux of destiny, luck and happenstance which creates the very fabric of reality. A system, for want of a better word, that establishes balance, a balance that exists under constant assault–tipped and set right and...

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    The Dissection of Marcus Wade

    by  • April 2, 2012

    An essay by Abigail Figg, presented by Kathryn Board Illustration by Katie Nyborg. “Abigail, I think I just caught a ghost!” Only one person on Earth would call me at five o’clock in the morning. And that one person was certifiably insane–in a mother earth, psychic medium, chakra-opening kind of way. She also happened...

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    Not long now…

    by  • March 21, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Sorry for being quiet of late. We aren’t really ones to make noise for the sake of noise, so we’ve just been chugging along with submissions, sending out contracts, editing manuscripts. There’s nothing really exciting about this process, aside from some awesome stories, so there hasn’t been a whole lot to say. We could...

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