The Ig Nobel prizes

the annals of improbable research

By Abrahams, Marc

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ISBN
978-0-52594-753-0
Publisher
New York : Dutton, 2003.


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Reviewed on September 1, 2003

Each year, the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research awards 10 Ig Nobel prizes to assorted scientists, professors and ordinary folk for their projects and accomplishments, some of which are"commendable--if perhaps goofy," and others simply baffling. Written by AIR editor Abrahams, this book entertainingly immortalizes dubious, but real, endeavors, such as the study of electric shock treatment's effects on rattlesnake bites; the proposition (from a Maharishi Univeristy faculty member) that meditation w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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