Category: experiment

In 1959, a white man from Texas disguised himself as a black man and traveled for six weeks on greyhound buses. After publishing his experiences with racism he was forced to move to Mexico for several years due to death threats.

In 2015, scientist dropped a microphone 6 miles down into the Mariana Trench, instead of quiet, they heard sounds of earthquakes, ships, the distinct moans of baleen whales and the overwhelming clamor of a category 4 typhoon that just happened to pass overhead.

In 2015, scientist dropped a microphone 6 miles down into the Mariana Trench, instead of quiet, they heard sounds of earthquakes, ships, the distinct moans of baleen whales and the overwhelming clamor of a category 4 typhoon that just happened to pass overhead.

In 2013, a scientist injected human brain cells into a mouse brain, which improved the mouse’s memory and ability to learn.

Physicists at Washington State University created ‘negative mass’ where unlike every known physical object in the world, it doesn’t accelerate in the direction it was pushed. It accelerates backwards.

Ants are self aware. In an experiment researchers painted blue dots onto ants bodies, and presented them with a mirror. 23 out of 24 tried scratching the dot, indicating that the ants could see the dots on themselves.

Researchers studying the cause of addiction found that rats kept in solitary confinement were more likely to drink morphine-laced water than those that lived in the Rat Park. The lonely rats became addicted to the point of fatal overdose, while the social rats made use of running wheels and nesting areas sought out positive life experiences, and preferred drinking regular water.

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When tested, Oreos were more addictive to lab rats than cocaine and heroin.

In 2016, 10 Contestants in the British reality TV series Eden survived a year-long experiment on an isolated island.They later learned, however, that only four months of the show were broadcast.

Three physicists flew around the world twice in 1971 with synced atomic clocks to test out the time dilation theory. Upon meeting up, they found that all 3 of the clocks disagreed with each other.

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