• Posts Tagged ‘Chemistry’

    Strange Science: The Secrets of Alchemy

    by  • July 6, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Alchemy of Happiness

    A chemist at Johns Hopkins University is working to decipher alchemical formulas to determine what secrets alchemists might have once known that have been lost to time. While alchemy may seem like pseudoscience to some, Lawrence Principe has set about recreating some alchemical formulas, reaching the results that alchemists did. Part of the trick...

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    It Won’t Cost You a Cent

    by  • December 5, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "It Won't Cost You a Cent"

    A letter by J. Julian Watson, as provided by his cousin, Dana Mele Art by Errow Collins Dear Family and Friends, Happy holidays from the Watson family! As always, this December delivers swirling snow, crowded malls, and another annual update from Julian, Molly, Hunter, and Tesla. It’s been a year, and so much has...

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    The Confession of Lyle Timmons

    by  • June 20, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Confession of Lyle Timmons

    An essay by Lyle Timmons, as provided by Jacob M. Lambert Art by Errow Collins There must have been something in the injection, some chemical that made them that way, like zombies, but without the macabre stipulations: no eating flesh, brains, or pathological virus spread through biting. No, from what I’ve heard–in the news...

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    Jump Juice

    by  • October 5, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Jump Juice

    An essay by Andrew Fowke PhD, as told to Maureen Bowden Art by Leigh Legler My laboratory assistant, Goodison Button, known as Goody, may have been an imbecile, but without him I would never have discovered teleportation fluid: Jump Juice, as it became known. We were attempting to formulate a shower gel that wouldn’t settle...

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    Incident at the Faerie Festival

    by  • June 9, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Mel Dickson, as provided by Pathos Art by Luke Spooner I was surprisingly calm the morning before the incident. One would assume that on the eve of assisting in such an insidious plot, one would feel butterflies, but actually I was relatively tranquil. It was almost as if my brain had shut...

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