Building a time machine is believed to be scientifically possible but requires building a gigantic particle accelerator in space, stabilizing space-time foam, plucking out a wormhole, enlarging it and connecting it a gravitational field.
If space is truly infinite and has an isotopic matter distribution, then probability dictates that there is an exact copy of you in the universe within 10 to the 10^28 meters of you, due to the finite possible arrangements of matter.
Students studying crows at the University of Washington wore wigs and masks because the crows would remember their faces and harass them for the remainder of their college career.
In 1956 the US government placed beer near a nuclear explosion to see whether it would still be drinkable after a nuclear fallout, it was.
In 2011 researchers let 100 paper planes go 23 miles above Germany. Some have since been found in Canada, USA, Australia and South Africa.
In 2009 scientists brought an extinct species back to life through cloning. The clone lived for seven minutes before dying of a lung defect.
The people of Denmark were justifiably proud when one of their own, Niels Bohr, won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. The famous Carlsberg brewery marked the occasion by giving him a house and piping fresh beer into it continuously, straight from the brewery.
Louis Pasteur, a French microbiologist from the 1800’s, kept a loaded gun in his laboratory while working on a vaccine for rabies; if he or one of his lab assistants got infected, they were to be shot in the head.
Scientists aren’t really sure why we require sleep. According to one researcher with 50 years of experience in the field, “As far as I know, the only reason we need to sleep that is really, really solid is because we get sleepy.”