Dr. Heidegger's Experiment Questions and Answers
by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Before starting the experiment, what does Dr. Heidegger remind each of his guests?

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Dr. Heidegger's experiment is conducted with four willing participants: the Widow Wycherly, Colonel Killigrew, Mr. Medbourne, and Mr. Gascoigne.  All are of an advanced age and eager to try a substance he identifies as fluid from the Fountain of Youth. Because all four have made poor...

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