Classic image of Giovanni Aldini's work to electrically stimulate human corpses

Mad Science: Giovanni Aldini, Corpse Reanimator

This video introduces Giovanni Aldini and his application of 18th-century ideas on animal electricity to the human body.


One thought on “Mad Science: Giovanni Aldini, Corpse Reanimator”

  1. Even through “mad science” we can make some scientific discoveries and advances. Aldini is a prime example of this. Even though his discoveries were made through unethical practices that we would never recreate today they are still in use today as we learn in the video.

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