John B. Calhoun did not set out to make a giant hellhole for mice, but that's basically what he did in 1972. Universe 25 was Calhoun's twenty-fifth experimental rodent enclosure. In it, Calhoun included everything a mouse might need or want: food, water, a temperature-controlled environment, cozy mouse "apartments," and more. However, Calhoun knew Universe 25 wasn't going to stay a rodent paradise; all of his other mouse complexes went awry. But Universe 25 was the biggest failure yet.
"The Beautiful Ones" Of Universe 25
A group of mice that brought on their own apocalypse.
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Written by Curiosity Staff September 27, 2016
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