Re: Silly Childhood Misconceptions on Fantasy Elements?
Originally Posted by Arbane
The problem with doing scientific experiments on magic is (in some systems, at least), the nonzero possibility of giving yourself a hideous curse, sending an unstoppable horde of brooms to fetch water, or getting eaten by a demon.
Several of the Manhattan Project scientists died of radiation poisoning. So did Marie Curie.
There was also the explosions of he space shuttles Challenger and Columbia