7 Real Mad Scientists
Was an American rocket engineer and rocket propulsion researcher, chemist, and Thelemite occultist. He invented
many new rocket propellent technologies and advanced research in the area. He was also principal founders of Jet Propulsion Laboratoy and Aerojet Engineering Corp.
He was into the power of Magik, which he beleived was used to fly his rockets and was a key ingredient in his experiments. He converted to Thelema, a relegion by occultist Aleister Crowley. He also followed the scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard.
He experimented on dead bodies and attempted to reanimate them, on a criminal executed by the law the following result was obtained, watched by a large enough audience :
On the first application of the process to the face, the jaws of the deceased criminal began to quiver, and the adjoining muscles were horribly contorted, and one eye was actually opened. In the subsequent part of the process the right hand was raised and clenched, and the legs and thighs were set in motion.
notable for his unusual investigations into the cause of yellow fever. He theorized that the disease was not contagious, and spread in summer more than winter. It was later disproved. It is actually contagious and as we now know it spreads through mosquitoes.
He went mad trying to prove this theory, started to make incisions on his arms and smeared vomit into the cuts and his eyeballs.He began frying it and inhaling the fumes, when he did not become ill, drank it undiluted. He also did it with infected blood, saliva, and urine. However it was later revealed that he did it with later stage patients and who weren’t contagious anymore.
Most of the work he did was controvertial, he even attempt to create a human-ape hybrid. He did it both ways, trying to get monkeys inseminated by humans and even wanted to inseminate humans with monkey genes, which he was not able to do. Ivanov was arrested and sentenced for 5 years.
Famous for his research on mind control through electrical stimulation of the brain.
He authored 134 scientific publications on electrical stimulation on cats, monkeys and patients – psychotic and non-psychotic. He could stop a fighting bull that would come running towards a waving red flag.
He even experimented on several humans. He publically said “We must electronically control the brain. Someday armies and generals will be controlled by electric stimulation of the brain.”
Those who do not know about Tesla, he is very famous for making AC Current, AC Motor, Radio, Tesla Coil and many other extremely important inventions that we are regularly using in our daily life, he had many patents in his name but died completely broke. His inventions earned millions.
He was obsessed with creating a death ray, which he claimed to have made before his death. He did not like to shake hands with people as he feared contamination, he had OCD and he was in love with a pigeon. His inventions were made top secret at the time of his death and are now declared lost. There are many controversy theories about his works, he claimed to have made free energy device, transfer electricity wirelessly to large distances, made the death ray, earthquake machine and much more successfully.