Madame Curie, an early experimenter with radioactive substances, is depicted here as an alchemist. Stuffed crocodiles were once draped above the entrances of medieval churches to remind visitors of the wonders of the universe.

From Wonder shows: performing science, magic, and religion in America by Fred Nadis

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    1. Madame Curie, an early experimenter with radioactive substances, is depicted here as an alchemist. Stuffed crocodiles were once draped above the entrances of medieval churches to remind visitors of the wonders of the universe.