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Science Sundays: Making Things Disappear with Science

May 03, 2021
By: Elaina Rusk, 23ABCPosted at 8:56 AM, May 03, 2021 and last updated 8:56 AM, May 03, 2021

May 2 is International Harry Potter Day! According to the story, the battle of Hogwarts was fought on May 2, 1998, so British Prime Minister David Cameron declared the day an international holiday. We're celebrating today with a theme of Harry's coveted "invisibility cloak", but making something disappear isn't magic, it's science! Today our friends at Bakersfield's Sylvan Learning Center are using refraction, or the bending of light, to make a coin turn invisible. Check it out: