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Science  20 Jun 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5627, pp. 1880
DOI: 10.1126/science.1084095

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The Science of Harry Potter How Magic Really Works. Roger Highfield. Viking, New York, 2002. 344 pp. $23.95, C$34.99. ISBN 0-670-03153-4. Headline, London, £12.99. ISBN 0-7553-1150-7. Paper, Penguin, New York, 2003. $14, C$21. ISBN 0-14-200355-7. Headline, London, £6.99. ISBN 0-7553-1151-5.

Highfield uses elements from the Harry Potter series to discuss modern science, and vice versa.