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The scientists conduct various experiments to prove hypotheses. Some of their experiments can be really strange and will scare you or make you laugh.
Article composed by an intern at youressayhelp.com The Most Ridiculous Experiments Scientists Have Ever Conducted Scientists conduct various experiments on different purposes. This method of cognition helps to prove hypotheses, find out the data for the research and discover the theoretically predicted qualities of the objects of research. But some experiments look weird, stupid and meaningless. Dead Can Dance The most notorious experiment that nevertheless gave the grounds to several theoretical assumptions was set by Giovanni Galvani, the nephew of an Italian biologist Luigi Galvani. In year 1780 the uncle found out that a corpse of a frog will move when exposed to electricity. The nephew continued his studies and connected the body of George Forster, a criminal who had been executed by that time, to electricity. The corpse moved its jaws, eyes and limbs. It is said that British officials were dissatisfied and thought they would have to execute Forster once more. Apes and Humans Professor Ilya Ivanov, the Russian biologist, set many experiments of crossbreeding between different species of animals. Many of them were successful and he was considered to be one of the leading scientists of that time. After 1917 he made an attempt to create the hybrid of ape and human. In 1927 he went to Africa where a series of experiments were set under his guidance. His program was closed from the unknown reason and he came back to the Soviet Union where he continued his experiments. He did not succeed in them and died soon. Law of Sandwich Professor Robert Matthew decided to check whether sandwiches really fall buttered side down more often. He made a series of experiments to confirm or deny the law of sandwich. He flicked experimental sandwiches away from the experimental table as if he had done it accidentally. The experiment proved the law right. The physicist explained that aerodynamic properties of a sandwich do not let it flip more than once when falling from an average table. Article composed by an intern at youressayhelp.com
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