August issue of mini-AIR

The August issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Ig Nobel 24/7 Speakers and Nobel Laureates; Trousersish Mustard Operation Baffle; Ferric Fang on Iron; Mapping Microwaved Chicken Fingers Poet; Caffeine Eyes-Open Limerick Competition; Pasta Constraints in Space; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel […]

July issue of mini-AIR

The July issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: The Thrill of Canadian Cloth Towel Dispensers; Professor Lipscomb Issue Soon; Icky Notes on a Chainsaw Massacre; Mapping Microwaved Chicken Fingers Limerick Competition; Random Balinese-German Poet; Integrated Happiness Accounting; Greek Postmen and Their Cancellation Numbers; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the […]

June issue of mini-AIR

The June issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: When Kiss Met Toad; Memorial News — Professors Lipscomb & Lettvin; The Maddeningness of Malingering; Random Balinese-German Competition; Worm and Fisheries Poet; Forensic Cold Cases; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel […]

May mini-AIR

The May issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Imminent Events; Sad News: Professors Lipscomb & Lettvin; Cambridge Science Festival: Songs & After Dark; Worm/Fisheries Competition; Apes, Lice and Prehistory 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. […]

April mini-AIR

The April issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Nocturnal Emissions of the Digital Kind; The Magazine’s Head & Brain Issue; Improbable at the Edinburgh Science Festival; The Re-Discovered McGonagall Poems; Lumpers, Splitters, Nosology Poet; When Algebras Are Squids; Radioactivity of Honeybee Honey; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest […]

March mini-AIR

The March issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Shake, Doctor, Shake; Lumpers, Splitters, Nosology Competition; Head-Loss-in-Crumb-Rubber-Filters Poet; Bearded Scientists Did Convene in Washington; As the Fruit Turns; William McGonagall Poems to Be Revealed After Century!; Ig Nobel Tour of the UK; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way […]

February mini-AIR

The February issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Calling All Bearded Scientists Near Washington!; Transportation Hero in re Bearded Men; More Best of Dr. Sealand; Dr. Waterland on Water on Land; RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: Chew on Cats, C.A.T. on Cats; UK Tour Details Emerging; Teasing Hint About a Revelation of No Importance; Head-Loss-in-Crumb-Rubber-Filters Competition; […]

January mini-AIR

The January issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Dr. Landsea on Land; Dr. Landsea on Sea; Dr. Sealand on Groundwater; Monology of Tetralogy of Fallot?; FAVOR NEEDED: Ig Nobel winner needs ride to AAAS in DC; UK Tour Coalescing for March; Tetralogy of Fallot Competition; Stinkbugs-in-Cotton Detection Poet; Squid Odor, Canned and Not; […]

December mini-AIR

The December issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Odd Balls; Agony-of-the-Leaves Tea Insights; UK Tour Cities; Stinkbugs-in-Cotton Competition; Accuracy-of-100.4% Poet; Singers/Musicians for our Cambridge Science Festival Show; A Bid to Identify a Skull; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel […]

November mini-AIR

The November issue of mini-AIR just went out. Topics include: Tea Survey: The Agony of the Leaves; The Date of the Next Ig; Blue Alert — Dyed But Not Dead; Accuracy-of-100.4% Competition; Xenoturbella  Acoelomorph Poet; Coefficient of Obliviousness; etc. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” (mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable […]