Elements in the Harry Potter World
Rebecca Lai, UNL Associate Professor of Chemistry
February 19, 7:00pm
This presentation will cover various elements in our world that are also in Harry Potter's world, including gold (Au), silver (Ag), mercury (Hg), aluminum (Al), and silicon (Si). The focus will be on the use of these elements in the wizarding world when compared to our world.
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SciPop presenter Dr. Rebecca Lai, an expert on science in the Harry Potter series, has been interviewed on the Ologies podcast!
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