Hede.io Entry: Mad Scientist
A "mad scientist" is a scientist who is described as "mad" or "
insane" due to unusual or unsettling personality traits or eccentricities. Mad scientists are often driven to prove their
genius through ambitious, taboo or "
playing God" experiments. Ethics and morality are second to the results for a mad scientist.
The most popular
stereotype of a mad scientist is usually an aging male with unkempt hair dressed in a lab coat. Often times a mad scientist will break out into an
evil or maniacal laugh.
A few examples of mad scientists include:
Dr. Emmett Brown
Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth
Photo Source: Back to the Future
Common mad scientist projects may include but are not limited to:
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