|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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Behind the scenes
- In real life, Isaac Newton spent a great deal of time studying alchemy, writing and transcribing around a million words on the subject over the course of his lifetime. J. K. Rowling briefly mentioned him on Pottermore as one of the real historical figures who sought to make a Philosopher's Stone.
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film) (Mentioned on book cover)
Notes and references
- ↑ "Isaac Newton" on Wikipedia
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film) - Chapter 4 (The Leaky Cauldron) (see this image and this image)
- ↑ "Why did Isaac Newton Believe in Alchemy?" from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
- ↑ Pottermore - Writing by J.K. Rowling: "The Philosopher's Stone"