WATCH: Author Dorion Sagan Teaches Love of Science Through Magic

Categories: Sciencewriters
Posted on Monday, December 8th, 2008 at 10:58 am by admin

Dorion Sagan, author of Notes from the Holocene: A Brief History of the Future, enjoys blurring the line between science and magic. “After science, comes magic,” he explains to his captive audience while performing for friends at an after-dinner party.

Dorion’s show makes clear, to a young volunteer from the audience, that science is magic and that the line we believe that separates the two is a social construct that can be played with, distorted, and done away with altogether. The video below highlights an evening performance of Dorion’s magic and humor.

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