Max Valier in a rocket car, circa April 1930. Public Domain / Wikipedia
The Independent: Sixteen inventors who were killed by their own inventions
Inventions push mankind forward scientifically and economically.
Unsurprisingly, it is the inventor who is often the early tester of those inventions. And some of those inventions pose deadly risks.
We compiled a short list of brilliant engineers, scientists, and old-fashioned daredevils who fell victim to their own ideas.
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