How does magic in J. K. Rowling's universe work? Finally, the scientific secrets are revealed! How does magic in J. K. Rowling's universe work? Finally, the scientific secrets are revealed! The story of the boy who lived has brought the idea of magic and sorcery into mainstream fruition more than any other book series in history. Modern muggle scientists have uncovered explanations to the seemingly impossible, including answers to such questions as: Will we ever see an invisibility cloak?How hazardous is a flying broomstick like the Nimbus 2000?How has medicine made powerful potions from peculiar plants? (Felix Felicis, anyone?)Can scientists ever demonstrate Wingardium Leviosa, or the flying power of a Golden Snitch?Is it possible to stupefy someone? And many more! A perfect Harry Potter gift for anyone obsessed enough to stand in line to be the first to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child or Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, witches and wizards alike will be fascinated by the merging of this improbable realm and real science.