Past Event

Kim Silverman: The Science of Magic

Mon, Oct 29 2012 - 7:00pm

Making Magic Meaningful: Where Science and Magic Interact

To register for this program, please call 415 597 6705

Kim Silverman, Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist, Apple; President, the Society of American Magicians

A research scientist as well as a magician, Silverman draws on his background in science, technology and cognitive psychology to take magic from mere "tricks" to creating something scientifically meaningful.  He will discuss the interaction between science and magic, demonstrating how magic can help us understand more about how the human mind works and how science can be used to improve the illusion of magic.

Location: Eagle Theatre, Los Altos High School, 201 Almond Avenue, Los Altos
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program
Cost: $15 standard, $10 members, $5 students (with valid ID)