Experiment is a platform for crowdfunding scientific research. The site launched in April of 2012 with the ambitious goals of finding “a cure for cancer, a new form of energy for the future, and a manned mission to Mars.” The site allows scientists to post projects that need funding, and users can decide which projects to back. Similar to Kickstarter, a project must reach its fundraising goal before it can collect any money, but Experiment projects do not offer rewards for backers.
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