June mini-AIR: foaming, defoaming, and not Wladimir

The June issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Foam: Too Large for Lagrange Hardisty Shares His Final Thoughts on Lampreys and more It also has this winning entry (by INVESTIGATOR DON HEITZMANN) for last month’s competition. which asked for a limerick to honor the study “Elastic Stiffness Coefficients for an Embedded Spudcan in Clay“: Most […]

May mini-AIR: Bang-Bang control, and all that

The May issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Bang-Bang Control Dead Duck day is Coming and more It also has this winning entry (by INVESTIGATOR PATRICK MCKEON) for last month’s competition. which asked for a limerick to honor the study “‘Oenodynamic’: Hydrodynamic of Wine Swirling” (with video): In a lab during end of year crunch, Thought […]

April issue of mini-AIR

The April issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Wine, With or Without Women, and Song Wine Swirling Limerick Competition Crumpled-Paper Poets Upcoming Show in Cambridge Mousy Smell in Wine and more Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events. […]

March issue of mini-AIR

The March issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: The Dilemma of Lumps in Surfers’ Chins Crumpled-Paper Limerick Competition Meal Order Reversal Poet Geek Speak Peck Port Geeks Peak Ig Nobel winners to descend upon Europe & India and more Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed […]

February issue of mini-AIR

The February issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Inaccurate Children Meal Order Reversal / Candy Limerick Competition Sandwich Crawler Poet Ultrastructure of a Copepod Fecal Pellet Chopsticks / Moving Beans Test / Purdue Pegboard and more Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig […]

January issue of mini-AIR

The January issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Front-Brain & Rear-Brain Learners [a new cogno-intellectual project] Chewing Sounds Salt-On-Salt Poet Crispy,Crunchy, Crackly and more Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events. Just specify  your email address, and mini-AIR […]

December issue of mini-AIR

The December issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Most Provocative Science Statement of 2011;  Old Dogs vs New Tricks; Salt-On-Salt Competition; Double Stare/Walk Poet; Pop’s Pro-p Hom-Form; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events. Just fill in the […]

November issue of mini-AIR

The November issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Science Friday Ig Nobel Prize broadcast; Oh, Yes, Ohno Praises Peptide P-dromes; Double (2!) Stare/Walk Experiment Competition’ The Halting Problem & Calculation Errors Poet; Wanker on Drugs; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events. […]

October issue of mini-AIR

The October issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: The 2011 Ig Nobel Prize winners, special “Let’s Go, Camping!” section; Camping tribute about The Halting Problem & Calculation Errors; Pheromone-Handedness-in-Elephants Poet; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events. Just fill […]

September issue of mini-AIR

The September issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Sewers Clog Themselves by Making Soap; Pheromone-Handedness-in-Elephants; Caffeine Eyes-Open Poet; Mustard and Hamburg on Water and Grass; info about the upcoming Ig Nobel events, and more; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig […]