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Ig Nobel Prizes By Marc Abrahams

Ig Nobel Prizes by Marc Abrahams

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The world-famous awards for the most bizarre and weird real-life scientific research.

Ig Nobel Prizes Summary

Ig Nobel Prizes: The Annals of Improbable Research by Marc Abrahams

WHAT: The Ig Nobel Prize honours individuals whose achievements in science cannot or should not be reproduced. 10 prizes are given to people who have done remarkably bizarre things in science over the previous year. WHY: The 'Igs' are intended to celebrate the unusual, honour the imaginative and shine a spotlight onto the weird corners of laboratories around the world. PAST WINNERS: Peter Fong's experiment in which he fed Prozac to clams on the basis that if they chilled out more they'd taste better. Harold Hillman's report on 'The Possible Pain Experienced during Execution by Different Methods'...

About Marc Abrahams

Marc Abrahams is a Harvard mathematician and is the editor of 'The Annals of Improbable Research'. He founded the Ig Nobel Prizes in 1991, and it now receives worldwide coverage. He has a weekly column in the Guardian.

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GOR011276168
9780752842615
0752842617
Ig Nobel Prizes: The Annals of Improbable Research by Marc Abrahams
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Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2003-09-04
432
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