The relative passage of time: a TV interview

Investigator Francie DuBose alerted us to this TV news interview. The interview segment is called “Higher Learning.” Peter Kerwin, a Rhode Island education official, is delightedly telling the interviewer about some of the new Ig Nobel Prize winners.  The interviewer may have been slightly misinformed beforehand about the basic topic, and may have been focusing her […]

Ig Nobel winner Tuk explains her urination paper

Deutsche Welle recorded an interview [click here to hear it] with Mirjam Tuk, co-winner of the 2011 Ig Nobel Prize in physiology. They write: Full interview with Mirjam Tuk Check out this interview with Dutch researcher Mirjam Tuk, who recently shared an Ig Nobel Prize with two colleagues for a study arguing that our efforts at self-control in […]