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Elements in the Harry Potter World with Rebecca Lai

SciPOP Talk

Date: Time: 7:00 pm
Love Library South Room: 221 – Peterson Room
Additional Info: LLS
Contact: Joan Barnes, (402) 472-6987, Jbarnes3@unl.edu
Join Dr. Lai, associate professor of chemistry at UNL, to discover 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.

Dr. Lai’s research focuses on developing biosensors for real world applications, and she is known for creating a “Harry Potter x Science” education and outreach program.

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