Qpri-TV visited the newly opened Ig Nobel Prizes exhibition in Fukuoka, Japan: The exhibition runs through November 3, 2021
The 31st First Annual Ig® Nobel Prize ceremony happens Thursday, September 9, 2021, at 6 pm (US eastern time). Watch it right here. Alternatively, watch the Japanese webstream. [VIDEO NOTE, added September 12, 2021: YouTube’s notorious takedown algorithms sometimes block the ceremony recording that lives there. We have so far been unable to find a […]
The Scite organization analyzed some of what happened to the research papers that won Ig Nobel Prizes. Scite published their analysis (which was led by Mason Hayes) online, in Medium: How are Ig Nobel Prize-Winning Papers Cited? …Though most Ig Nobel research remains relatively obscure, some award-winning work has been highly cited and become quite […]
Richard Wassersug and The Tastiness (or Palatability) of Tadpoles, Motion Sickness in Amphibians, Frog Copulation in Microgravity, Reactions of a Snake and Turtle, Ecstatic About Eunuchs, Eggs All Sorts, Bird, Flesh, Every Kind, The Ups and Downs of Cows, and the Birth of Murphy’s Law. In episode #211, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko […]
A new comic strip—in Russian and in English—about some of the curious characters who have won Ig Nobel Prizes. The series appears on Instagram.