• Posts Tagged ‘Physics’

    The Physics of Decluttering

    by  • March 20, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Physics of Decluttering

    Keynote address presented by Doctor Seeya Laterbro Transcription services provided by Lisha E. Goldberg Art by Dawn Vogel Good morning. I am delighted to speak to all of you today at the International Symposium for Highly Frustrated Physicists. It’s been a wonderful conference, so far. Although I have to admit, I’m getting a little...

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    Note On the Law of the Excluded Middle

    by  • November 28, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for Note On the Law of the Excluded Middle

    An essay by Dr. Earnest Lee Lightweight, as provided by Alan Meyrowitz Art by Luke Spooner I had the privilege of delivering an invited talk to the 2014 Conference on Pushing the Boundaries and took that opportunity to speculate on the possibility that the Law of the Excluded Middle is not an immutable law after...

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    Final Thoughts

    by  • September 26, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Final Thoughts

    An essay by Joshua Harken, as provided by Aaron Moskalik Art by Shannon Legler “I love you, man.” Jericho Bailey plants his face in my chest and puts me in a bear hug. I hold my drink out to the side, careful not to spill it. It’s all too much. Jericho Freaking Bailey. And...

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    Pursuing a Doctorate at Miskatonic U

    by  • May 16, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Pursuing a Doctorate at Miskatonic U

    A reminiscence of Dr. Peter West, as told to Gary Cuba Art by Luke Spooner My doctoral advisor, Professor Eiser, slapped the palms of his hands against his forehead, leaned back in his chair, and groaned at the ceiling. “Not the Medford Object! Saints preserve us. Where on Earth did you hear about that...

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    Primus v. Secundus

    by  • February 29, 2016 • Fiction • 4 Comments

    Primus v. Secundus

    An account by Dr. Sanjay Bose, as provided by Dr. K. Kitts Art by Shannon Legler LEFT Grabbing Paul by the collar, I screamed in his face. “It’s me! I’m the original! You’ve got to help me prove it.” The security guard yanked the back of my shirt, forcing me into a seat at...

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    An Urgent Appeal to the Physics Community

    by  • September 21, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An Urgent Appeal to the Physics Community

    An essay by Terry Fied, Department of Physics, Manhattan Institute of Theoreticians Related to this journal by E. B. Fischadler Art by Dawn Vogel To the Editor: Recently, I became aware of a new and disturbing trend: the courts are using physicists to develop new and horrific methods of execution. The following is the...

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    Equivalent Gods

    by  • August 10, 2015 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    Equivalent Gods

    An essay by Professor George Newhouse, as provided by Domenic diCiacca Art by Dawn Vogel The bartender interrupted my contemplation. I looked up from my second beer and waved him off. “I’m good, Tiny.” “That’s not it, Prof. Could you give me a hand? I’ve got a bit of a problem.” Tiny is six four, arms...

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    The Nothing in the Wall

    by  • December 15, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Nothing in the Wall

    An essay by Felix Glerke, as provided by Christopher Lynch Art by Luke Spooner Three things run in my family: genius, instability, and unmanageable hair. The ratio of each of these to each other varies, but all three are always there. I believe that had my father had more unmanageable hair, or a less...

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    The Long Toss

    by  • November 3, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A diary entry by George Schier, as provided by Gary Cuba Art by Luke Spooner Hell of a way to lose, I thought, as I plowed my way through the detritus covering the parking lot. I headed toward my office in Newton Hall, the center for Physics and Mathematics studies at Manley University. The trash was the...

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    Harnessing Hotters

    by  • October 13, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A speech by Professor Wilbur Wilkinson-Grauss, as provided by George Nikolopoulos Art by Shannon Legler Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen, I sincerely wish to thank you for inviting me to speak here at the Royal Geographical Society. I am going to speak to you about Hotters, the astounding minuscule creatures that provide us with...

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