Tag Archives: Space Travel

Space Travel Throughout the History of MSJ

We’ve published a lot of science fiction stories involving space travel over the years at Mad Scientist Journal. Here’s just a few of them! “Every Little Star” by Fiona Moore (an alternate history look at 1960s space travel and technology) … Continue reading

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Fiction: Retirement Options

An excerpt from the journals of former Intergalactic Police (IGP) Agent Irene Magnus, as provided by Sam Crane Art by Luke Spooner “Cheers!” I clinked my round tumbler against the whiskey bottle with a little plink! and knocked back a … Continue reading

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Every Little Star

An essay by Evangeline Artemisia “Artie” Quelch, as provided by Fiona Moore Art by America Jones 5 May 1963. Two weeks sealed in the pilot’s cabin on top of the gigantic Shackleton speed-of-light rocket had made me intimately familiar with … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Journal of Interplanetary Lycan Studies, Volume 1, Issue 1

An essay by Anneke Halim, as provided by S. Qiouyi Lu Art by America Jones The publication of the Journal of Interplanetary Lycan Studies is an opportune time to reflect on the history of our field and what we already … Continue reading

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The State of Mad Science, 2016

A speech by Professor T.D. McClure, MPhD, President of the Mad Scientists of America, presented by Laura Roberts Art by America Jones Dr. Evil, Mr. Vice President, Members of the International Scientific Community, my enemies, my co-conspirators, my fellow Mad … Continue reading

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Ships Passing in the Night: Romance & Marriage between Lovers from Anti-synchronous Worlds

An essay by Specialist Estaugh Johnten, as provided by Mickey Hunt Art by Errow Collins A frozen image of the park’s playfield looks somewhat like an ordinary playfield on Earth. Families are sitting on blankets with their picnics, a canine … Continue reading

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On Conveying Private Material and Persons in the Solar System

An essay by Prof M. A. De Bruin, as provided by Leenna Naidoo Art by Leigh Legler I’ve often been told that it is impossible for a private concern, much less a private individual, to set up a safe, secure, and … Continue reading

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Public Announcements

A message from Calvin Madison, Press Secretary, Nagasaki Planetation Provided by Christopher J. Teuton Art by Ariel Alian Wilson With Phase One of our new Residential Improvement Program completed, we at Nagasaki Planetation feel as if it is necessary to remind you, the public, of a … Continue reading

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Hamlet and Ashley

As provided by Leland Neville Art by Luke Spooner Dewey Glass, a freelance space monitor, shares the following intercepted communications from the starship Preemptive Strike:     Greetings Supreme Commander: Observing your meticulous torturing of the hapless reactionaries was both an … Continue reading

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Accelerating Universe

A log by cryotechnician Coadyl Rassin. Here, transcribed by Dennis Staples Art by Justine McGreevy My shift begins an hour after I wake up, whatever time that is. I don’t really know. I haven’t gotten used to reading the ship’s … Continue reading

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