Jason Latimer- World Champion of Magic and Curator of Impossible Science
As a magician, Jason is the series champion of the BBC One’s The Magicians, the recipient of Siegfried & Roy’s Masters of the Impossible Award, and was bestowed with magic’s highest honor, “Grand Prix ‘Best Overall’ World Champion of Magic.” With his undefeated resume of championship wins, Jason is one of the judges with Penn & Teller on SyFy Channel’s magic competition Wizard Wars. In 2018, Jason joined David Copperfield and David Blaine as one of the few recipients of the prestigious and highly coveted Golden Grolla Award from the Masters of Magic in Saint-Vincent, Italy.
As a scientist, Jason is the creator of “Impossible Science,” the academic platform uniting magic and science to inspire wonder in education. Latimer is the Curator of Impossible Science of the iconic Fleet Science Center in San Diego, CA but his STEM program has expanded to science centers throughout Southern California and, recently, Oregon. Impossible Science labs, festivals, exhibitions, live shows, and digital series with Comic Con HQ use illusion design to inspire curiosity in STEM in have hundreds of thousands of minds throughout the West Coast.
Internationally, Engineering.com and Latimer launched the Impossible Science Student Challenge, a competition of thousands of participating schools across the US and Canada to find the classroom doing the most to inspire curiosity within STEM. While in Europe, Latimer was the featured speaker at Education First’s Global Leadership Summit on The Influence of Technology on Society. Today, Jason co-hosts Science Channel’s new series SciJinks with Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki and Mythbusters: The Search’s Tamara Robertson and continues to perform around the world inspiring minds to want to learn more.
Latimer is not only changing the way we learn, he is on a mission to globally inspire wonder.
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