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The Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) is often desribed as the Mad Magazine of Science. It is a bi-monthly magazine and an Internet Website. It is best known for hosting the Ig Nobel ceremony, honouring real scientists who have conducted funded research, yet whose achievements cannot and should not be reproduced.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 15th 1997 by W. H. Freeman
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If you enjoy News of the Weird, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Mental Floss, or Uncle John's Bathroom Reader then you will enjoy this book.
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Marc Abrahams writes the 'Improbable Research' column for the Guardian and is the author of 'This Is Improbable'. He is the founding editor of the science humour magazine Annals of Improbable Research and founder of the Ig Nobel Prizes, which are presented at Harvard University each year. Abrahams and the Ig have been covered by the BBC, New Scientist, Daily Mail, Times, and numerous other outlets ...more
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