9 Laboratories That Created the Modern WorldOobject.com8/05/11 1:00pmFiled to: ScienceFamous laboratoriesoobjectfrankensteinDr. WeirdInternetDrugsdrugSandozJames WattBirminghamMarconiCERNTim Berners LeeTop421EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkSure Frankenstein's lab had that green guy and Dr. Weird's housed a gigantic mecha-bunny—but these labs! Oobject brings us the lairs of science's greatest minds—the researchers who have given the world electricity, television, the Internet, and LSD!Albert Hoffmann's LSD LabThe Swiss didn't invent the cuckoo clock (the Germans did) but they did invent acid. The Sandoz lab where LSD was synthesized.James Watt's Attic WorkshopJames Watt is perhaps the most important inventor of the Industrial Revolution. He was relegated to this attic workshop in his house near Birmingham, England by his wife. The busts are there as a result of a device he was creating to copy sculptures.Marconi's LaboratoryA re-construction of Marconi's laboratory as it would have been in the Spring of 1895 when he sent his first Wireless signalMarie Curie's Laboratory in the Parisian Latin QuarterAustere and short of supplies.Radio Tube Inventor John Ambrose Flemming's Steam-Driven LabIronically, an impressive amount of steam powered equipment for one of the fathers of electricity.Tesla's Laboratory in Colorado SpringsAlthough Tesla appears to be nonchalantly reading while sparks fly around him - this was a trick publicity shot. A double exposure was taken, one with Tesla and one with sparks.Thomas Edison's Laboratory at Edison and Ford Winter EstatesTim Berners Lee's OfficeThe room at CERN where Tim Berners Lee wrote the original proposal for the web.TV Inventor John Logie Baird in his LaboratoryA supremely messy desk. Quite different from today's post tube clean rooms where assembly of electronics takes place.