Stories tagged “SCIENCE”

  • The Long Cold Dark

    In the dark, the falling snow outside looked like ash. The flurries that spun around the ruddy polluted glass of the oil lamps became the warm colors of a shattered rainbow. They didn't have the inner brilliance of fireflies or the sinister playfulness of…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • The Oooze

    The ooze reached the overall max limit for the container.

    It could no longer be contained and I didn't know what to do next.

    This could be a disaster in the making or a great scientific discovery or neither or both at the same time.

    It was the luck of …

    Posted 4 years ago
  • The Search for the Fluron Particle

    It wasn't fair. Not at all. She mulled over in her mind how mission control could make such a decision and not even consult her. The audacity of it boggled her mind.

    Taylor had been assigned to this mission on accident essentially, but her contributions …

    Posted 4 years ago
  • The Higgins Experiment

    There were two buttons in front of Higgins. They flashed, as buttons sometimes, but not always, do. One button was a very ominous looking red button. If buttons had faces, it would have a grumpy one. The other button was a very cheerful looking green butt…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • Late Is Better Than Never

    "I have a surprise for you..." Edgar said, trailing off as he rushed around the laboratory pushing buttons and pulling levers, this fulfilling the purposes of those particular object.

    Renee gave a dramatic sigh that carried an annoyance that burned with …

    Posted 4 years ago
  • The Operating Theatre

    The doctor stood at the center of the Operating Theatre, examining his surgical instruments. Beside him, the body of a young man with fair hair and milky skin lay draped in a white sheet. The doctor looked briefly at the body before looking up at the in…

    Posted 4 years ago