Legitimizing fantasy with scientific fact is like trying to mix oil and water: It just isn’t going to happen, bud! By it’s very definition, the genre is already stretching the limits of rationality and fact, so explaining magic would only result in a self-imposed headache. But if spells, wizards, and dragons were as commonplace as pigeons or computers? How does one hope to put it all in perspective? Read on for six scientific explanations for fantasy tropes!