8 Victorian Scientists Who Investigated Ghosts

Alfred Russel Wallace

A co-discoverer of the theory of evolution by natural selection with Charles Darwin, Wallace also had an interest in spiritualism.

William Crookes

A distinguished chemist and physicist, Crookes was a pioneer in the study of cathode rays and spectroscopy. 

Oliver Lodge

Lodge was a physicist and inventor who made significant contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy. 

William Barrett

A physicist and professor at the Royal College of Science in Dublin, Barrett was a founding member of the Society for Psychical Research (SPR) and conducted experiments in psychical research.

Henry Sidgwick

A philosopher and professor at the University of Cambridge, Sidgwick co-founded the SPR and was a proponent of scientific investigation into paranormal phenomena.

Frederic W. H. Myers

Myers was a classicist and philosopher who played a key role in establishing the SPR.

Camille Flammarion

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Arthur Balfour

Balfour was a British statesman and Prime Minister, but he also had an interest in psychical research.

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