There are 124 items filed under strange science.

Gakona, Alaska


An auroral research program that superheats the ionosphere
28 Dec 2015
Los Angeles, California

Griffith Observatory's Tesla Coil

High on a hill overlooking Los Angeles lives a world famous, high power conical Tesla Coil
28 Apr 2015
Dearborn, Michigan

Edison's Last Breath at the Henry Ford Museum

Housed in the Henry Ford museum is a test tube said to hold Thomas Edison's last breath
28 Apr 2015
Maisons-Alfort, France

Museé Fragonard

The only remaining collection of flayed figures made by French "madman" Honoré Fragonard
26 Nov 2014
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Electric Ladyland - The Museum of Fluorescent Art

The world's only museum devoted to the wonders of fluorescence
29 Oct 2014
New York, New York

The Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange, and purposeful, humming noise
31 Dec 2013
Gurdon, Arkansas

The Gurdon Light

A mysterious light floating in the trees of Gurdon, Arkansas may be a piezoelectric effect
14 Oct 2013
Parkes, Australia

Parkes Radio Telescope

Giant dish located in a sheep paddock was primary receiver of Apollo 11 TV transmissions
09 Oct 2013
Auvers-sur-Oise, France

Musée de l'Absinthe

One woman's decades-long obsession with the "La Fée Verte."
28 Sep 2013
Nederland, Colorado

Frozen Dead Guy Days

An annual festival celebrating Colorado's most famous frozen corpse
09 Sep 2013
Bangkok, Thailand

Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute

A collection of poisonous snakes and reptiles for the whole family to enjoy
26 Aug 2013
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

This famous bridge twisted itself into oblivion, but not for the reason you might think
12 Aug 2013
Savannah, Georgia

Rousakis Plaza Echo Square

"X" marks the spot of an echo chamber in the middle of a plaza
04 Aug 2013
Lansing, Michigan

Brain collection of Michigan State University

Brain collection and database that narrows the gap between man and animal
30 Jul 2013
Singapore, Singapore

Gardens by the Bay

Singapore's landscaping project is home to 18 incredible Supertrees
28 Jul 2013
Glace Bay, Canada

Marconi National Historic Site

Site of the first official transatlantic wireless communications
24 Jul 2013
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Center for PostNatural History

Mutant vegetables, transgenic mosquitos, and atomic rodents span the walls of this one-of-a-kind museum
14 Jul 2013
Greater Sudbury, Canada

Sudbury Neutrino Observatory

A neutrino detector built into the largest man-made underground cavity in the world
11 Jul 2013
San Francisco, California


San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum
08 Jul 2013
Avigliana, Italy

Dynamite Nobel Living Museum - Ecomuseo del Dinamitificio Nobel

Dynamite factory turned museum explores the history of explosives
25 Jun 2013
Portland, Oregon

Reed College Research Reactor

World's only nuclear reactor operated by liberal arts undergraduates
11 Jun 2013
Chiyoda, Japan

Clone Factory

Japanese company creates clone dolls that reside in the "uncanny valley"
14 May 2013
Naftalan, Azerbaijan

Naftalan Clinic

In oil-rich Azerbaijan, people bathe in the black stuff
19 Apr 2013
Shchyolkovo, Russia

Star City

Secret Soviet city once home to Russian cosmonauts and space training facilities
11 Apr 2013
Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome

World's oldest and largest space launch facility, once a secret missile testing site
11 Apr 2013
Montreal, Canada

McPherson and Rutherford Physics Collections

Two adjoining collections of 19th-20th century physics apparatuses and instruments
02 Apr 2013
Las Vegas, Nevada

National Atomic Testing Museum

Stepping away from the glitz of mobsters and casinos to learn about the other history of Vegas
25 Mar 2013
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Royal Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh

One of the oldest scientific gardens in Britain, containing more than 13,302 plant species in its core collection
18 Mar 2013
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devil's Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States
30 Jan 2013

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