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Roger Highfield

Originally posted November 2002

The Science of Harry Potter

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Harry Potter is pure fantasy, right? None of those things could actually exist -- no flying broomsticks, no three-headed dogs, no Every-Flavor Beans? Wrong. Much of what J.K. Rowling writes about is, at least theoretically, scientifically possible. So says Roger Highfield, science editor of London's "Daily Telegraph."

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