• A Date to Be Remembered

    by  • June 26, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    A speech by Dr. Amelia Baker, as provided by Stuart Webb Art by Justine McGreevy Sanjay, the first draft of the speech for Thursday’s conference. I think I’ve covered all the points we discussed on Tuesday (or I should say “Period 00001 Subsection 01 Portion 04 Hour 03”); this was written very early in the...

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    Strange Science: Extreme Planets

    by  • June 23, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Planets

    Looking for a plausible planet for the setting for your next sci-fi story? What is the hottest or coldest it might get there? How big or small should it be? Check out this article about the seven most extreme planets ever discovered to give your story a touch of realism! There’s also more to...

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    Review of Call of Cthulhu: The Coloring Book

    by  • June 21, 2017 • 1 Comment

    Cover art for Call of Cthulhu: The Coloring Book

    Today, we’re venturing into new territory for Mad Scientist Journal, as co-editor Dawn and illustrator Shannon share their thoughts on the Call of Cthulhu coloring book from Chaosium. While Dawn has been reviewing prose books for a while, this is her first attempt at reviewing a coloring book. And while she certainly likes coloring and coloring books,...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: May 2017

    by  • June 20, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Dawn @ Capital Indie Book Con 2

    May was about finalizing story selections for Utter Fabrication. A lot of payments went out related to that. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($2,189.00) Art: ($224.96) Advertising: ($40.00) Processing Fees: ($52.58) Printing: ($25.02) Donations: $43.71 Ad Revenue: $0.75 Physical Sales: $44.80 Online Book Sales: $37.72 Total: ($2,459.36) QTD:...

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    The Fatalism of the Automatons

    by  • June 19, 2017 • 0 Comments

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    An account by Captain Walter Budanov and Samuel Walter, as provided by Jon Hartless Art by Amanda Jones Captain Budanov’s diary, whaling vessel Demeter. October 4th, 1886 Three months now in these ice floes. Petersburg seems but a distant memory, one I despised when there with its drinking and dancing and shallow fun. But...

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    Strange Science: Unicorn Noodles!

    by  • June 16, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Unicorn noodles

    Looking for a recipe that uses some science? Look no further than the color-changing unicorn noodles, which have been popping up all over Instagram recently! Though it may look like magic, it’s actually a pH reaction that causes clear or white noodles, after cooking in water that cabbage has been boiled in, to change...

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    News from Mad Scientists

    by  • June 14, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy

    Chapter One of MSJ alum Domenic diCiacca’s serial story, “Time’s Angel, Part 1,” is available at the Grantville Gazette. Future installments will follow. Dr. Candida Spillard, both an author and a scientist in her own right, has an article entitled “Radio Waves for Sci-fi Authors” as part of the Science in Sci-fi, Fact in Fantasy...

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