Invisibility cloaks, flying broomsticks, magic doors - all the stuff of children's fantasy. But have you ever wondered if this magic could feasibly work? Roger Highfield explores the extraordinary world of the Harry Potter stories and shows how cutting edge science can explain much of it. Exciting new concepts are tackled, such as wormholes and general relativity, and also explained are the more h...
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing (June 23, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.9 x 7.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 7700424
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This book was not quite what I thought it was going to be. It ended up subverting a lot of my expectations.There was a chapter that started off talking about the flying broomsticks - maybe it's rockets, maybe it's anti-gravity? Nope! Here's a bunch o...
inks between magic and science, and investigating the archaeological and anthropological evidence for witchcraft and dragons.