"Professor Sprott is a master of his trade and a true inspiration to all who perform physics demonstrations. This text is a wonderful resource, containing a wealth of information. Thorough and well-organized, this is how it should be done."
Mad Scientist for the Tonight Show with Jay Leno
"This book should be on the desk of every college physics professor and every high school teacher. It will empower classroom teachers and those who make public science presentations to increase their repertoire and to effectively enhance the joy of learning."
Bassam Z. Shakashiri
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"He had promised to wow the audience and he more than made good on that promise. He first appeared from beneath the seats attired in a burgandy tuxedo and black cape. For his exit, he vaporized in a man-made cloud. Jaws dropped, eyes widened, and hair literally stood on end as he produced neon liquids that defied gravity, a levitating ball, a liquid nitrogen cannon, and a human light bulb."
The Wisconsin State Journal
show! I love physics."
Donna E. Shalala
former Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison
and former Secretary of Health and Human Services
Sprott's extensive teaching experience, this
book is a gold mine of catchy demonstrations, a
delight for physics
author of The Flying Circus of Physics