Spooky Science Stories to Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes science is spooky. ‘Tis the season, so here are the best scary stories we could round up from the scientific internet!

NOAA’s “6 Spooky and Odd Science Stories to Keep You Up at Night”

From phantoms of the deep to parasitic isopods, NOAA asked their scientists to share some spooky, weird, and scary moments that happened while they were conducting research. From disembodied whispers to shadows and reflections, their stories do not disappoint! Read here.

Science Alert’s “13 Creepiest Science Stories”

Arachnophobia, black holes, and quantum theory—oh my! Sciencealert.com rounded up 13 of their favorite unnerving science stories to get you in the Halloween spirit. Check them out here.

Sciencing’s “These 3 Spooky Science Stories Might Creep You Out”

Did you know: Scientists are creating “zombie” plants? We’re hard-wired to find some music spooky? More interstellar objects are entering our solar system? Read all about it in these three spooky science stories that might creep you out from Sciencing.com, here.

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