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August 5, 2012

Magic for Scientists

Alex Stone, magician and aspiring physicist, explores the link between magic and science.

Vincent Valk

Until I read Alex Stone's Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind I had thought of magic solely as a strange pursuit for the willfully gullible, practiced at kid's birthday parties and on gaudy stages in Las Vegas by guys wearing capes and top hats. I knew there was a trick to it all, of course. It's just that I didn't really care what the trick was, nor did I care to be fooled by it.

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