Originally Posted by metaphysician
No, its science *and* magic. . . because you are using an overly restrictive definition. Its science in that the Dark Elves totally understand what they are doing in a rational sense. Its magic in that it, almost certainly, taps into forces and laws well outside what contemporary humanity understands as parts of the laws of physics. Ditto for the Asgardians.
If it is magic to us just because we can't understand it, how is it magic outright? Especially considering who is doing it?