• Mad Scientist Alumni in the Wild

    by  • September 11, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Mad Scientist Journal alumnus Torrey Podmajersky has a new story up at Daily Science Fiction. You can click here to read “The Gifter” now. Concurrently, assistant editor Dawn Vogel has a new story up at Fickle Muses. You can click here to read “Bringing Light to the World” now.   We now return you...

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    Death-Ray Barking Dog Torches Home

    by  • September 10, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Article by Dan Foley, as provided by Kyle Yadlosky Photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett Pine Lane, New Jersey, was rocked yesterday afternoon, when neighbors heard an explosion from one of the houses in the gated community. Apparently, a two-month-old Jack Russell terrier was responsible for the explosion, barking what residents claimed was “fire.” “I...

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    A Thread Finer than Hope

    by  • September 3, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Essay by Malini Gupta, as provided by Jack N. Waddell Photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett “Professor Gupta,” Dr. Cowen says, voice raised. Had she been speaking? “I’m afraid you must make a decision.” My undergraduate quantum physics students might have thought it grimly funny, this doctor observing me and expecting an answer, forcing me...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: August 2012

    by  • September 2, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Sorry for the delay. Yesterday was an adventure in health. So you get this the afternoon of the second. This month we get to look at our first full month of ad revenue, the biggest advertising budget to date, and our first collection out for sale. It all comes out a little depressing. Grab your...

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    The Rods of Baghdad

    by  • August 27, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Barnetby Richards, as provided by Paul Williams Illustration by Justine McGreevy The author recognises that a scientific journal is not the place to mention personal information, but is grateful for the editor’s indulgence, and trusts that the reader will understand the significance. 14 April 2020 was the day that I saw...

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    Notes From A Recent Polar Expedition

    by  • August 20, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Essay by Ludwig Wergenergener, Ph.D. (Oxon.), Dip. Ed.(Utrecht), D.Sc. (Knutsford); as provided by Darren Goossens Illustration by Justine McGreevy The Discovery: In the year 34.6 (2207 by the old calendar), the planet of Bruce was discovered. It was named after Bruce Fingleton, who found it one morning on his mail run in between Norman...

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    Bears

    by  • August 13, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Essay by an anonymous survivor, as provided by Christos Callow, Jr. Illustration by Katie Nyborg 1A. Ever heard of auto-cloning? You must have. Everyone knows what it is, though most learned the hard way. I used to know one of the scientists who worked on the project. He died, though, in the process. He...

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    Gauss’s Invitation

    by  • August 6, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Selected correspondence received by Professor Hans Dorfenheimer during the “Martian Troubles” (1908-1909), compiled by Gary Cuba Illustration by Justine McGreevy Rev. Richard Gauss Denver, Colorado, September 3, 1908 Professor Doctor Hans Dorfenheimer, Göttingen, Germany Dear Prof. Dorfenheimer, In reply to your recent letter, I’m very sorry that I cannot offer any substantial help with...

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