19/01/2015 04:19 GMT | Updated 19/01/2015 04:59 GMT

10 Scientists Who Were Killed By Their Own Experiments

Science isn't always a matter of calm researchers prosaically watching test tubes do nothing, for hours. It usually is, but not always.

No, sometimes science is a matter of intense, dramatic or otherwise deadly experiments going disastrously wrong, with someone ending up dead at the end.

They've plunged to their deaths, been irradiated and suffocated, all in the name of science. Meet 10 scientists who've killed themselves during their own experiments.

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