When Eric Kaler looked like Harry Potter

Kids, don't try this at home

I don’t normally post pictures of college leaders attending events, but anytime you mix in flames or explosions, you’ve got a cool photo.

This one shows University of Minnesota President Eric doing some science voodoo at today’s “Energy & U” show for elementary-school students.

(Helps build the U’s scientist-at-the-helm cred, too.)