Is it possible to install Android on a PC? If so, how would this be accomplished?
However if you just want to try Android out you're probably far better off just using the emulator on your PC.
Yes, it is possible. I am running a fully functional Android 4.0.4 (ICS) on my Acer ASPIRE ONE D255E.
Amazing how fully functional it is, out-of-the box, without me having to spend any time tweaking or hacking.
Use these up-to-date instructions on How To Install Android On Your Netbook.