Ghosts created by scientists in ‘disturbing’ lab experiment

I keep bumping-into this article from 2014 in various places, so I’ll go ahead and share a link in case anyone else has an interest in this sort of thing. My favorite line is “[a]rtificial ‘spectres’ were conjured up by an experiment which proved so disconcerting for participants that two begged for it to stop.” About the… Continue reading Ghosts created by scientists in ‘disturbing’ lab experiment

Frankenstein, the Baroness, and the Climate Refugees of 1816

Frankenstein observing the first stirrings of his creature. “Engraving by W. Chevalier after Th. von Holst, 1831. Featured as frontispiece to the 1831 edition of Shelley’s novel"  Source: Wellcome Library. Frankenstein, the Baroness, and the Climate Refugees of 1816