Celebrating Norway’s Ig Nobel Prize winners, and others, too

The Schrödingers katt science TV program celebrated some of Norway’s Ig Nobel Prize winners  — and several other Ig Nobel Prize winners, too. They also interviewed me. Click on the image below, to be whisked to the Schrödingers katt web site and watch the entire episode: The featured Norwegian winners include: The 2014 Ig Nobel Prize for arctic science, awarded to Eigil Reimers and Sindre […]

Assessing cabbage snaps

“…participants could quantitatively estimate the degradation in freshness of the cabbage simply by looking at the presented images.” The images in question were a 32hr. time-lapse set of photos of a cabbage leaf. And the question in question was whether experimental participants would be able to accurately judge the appetizingly fresh appearance of the leaves […]