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The Nobel and the Ig Nobel Prizes

The Hindu - 04 Nov 2017
The Nobel Prizes are world-renowned. The announcement of the yearly Nobel Awards is looked forward to every October. Each awardee has done something that has improved our knowledge in the field through his/her ideas and incentives. His or her work ...
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Is a Cat a Liquid?

Slate Magazine - 09 Nov 2017
This somewhat paradoxical observation emerged on the web a few years ago and joined the long list of internet memes involving our feline friends. When I first saw this question it made me laugh and then think. I decided to reformulate it to illustrate ...
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And the Ig Nobel Prize Goes to...

Inverse - 23 Sep 2016
The Ig Nobel prize for Economics went to Mark Avis, Sarah Gorbes, and Shelagh Ferguson for finding that people project different personality traits onto different types of rocks, and this can be useful from a sales and marketing perspective. A hunk of ...
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Cats might be liquid & vaginal music is booming

The Memo - 18 Sep 2017
But the annual Ig Nobel Prize celebrate a specific kind of research: 'achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think'. This year the awards, which cover science, medicine, and technology, featured some very unusual experiments indeed.
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Bringing real peace is an Ig Nobel goal

Economic Times - 18 Sep 2017
The way some Nobel laureates are underperforming after being given their award could kindle interest in their alterego prize series, the Ig Nobels. After all, the latter are supposed to first make people laugh — and then think; that is more than what ...
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The Ig Nobels: The Lighter Side of Scientific Research

JSTOR Daily - 27 Sep 2017
But this award is no Nobel Prize. These are the Ig Nobels, a ceremony devoted to the lighter side of science. Some of this year's winners examined such vital topics as the fluid dynamics of cats, how to cure snoring with a didgeridoo, and the effect of ...
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Liquid Cats, Cheese Hatred, Vaginal Music: 2017's Ig Nobel Awards

Sputnik International - 15 Sep 2017
This year's laureates received as a prize 10 trillion Zimbabwean dollars (the fiat currency that was abandoned in 2009 and demonetized in 2015) and a statuette in the form of a human head crowned with a question mark. Here is the list of the Ig Nobel ...
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Ig-Nobel mistakes

The Indian Express - 11 Oct 2017
(Illustration: C R Sasikumar). I try to teach people to make fewer mistakes,” said the newly-minted economics Nobel laureate, Richard Thaler, in an interview earlier this week. “We need to take full account of the fact that people are busy, they're ...
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Nobel Peace Prize 2017 winner: Who could it be?

The Independent - 05 Oct 2017
Capping off its highly anticipated week of awards, the Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce its annual Peace Prize on Friday. The coveted prize is given to a person, or group of people, who have “done the most or the best work for fraternity between ...
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Can A Cat Be Both A Liquid And A Solid?

NPR - 18 Sep 2017
At this year's Ig Nobel Awards for Improbable Research at Harvard, Marc-Antoine Fardin took home a prize for his feline research. Consider, he says, the common definition of a liquid - material that can adapt its shape to its container. Seems to be the ...
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2016 Ig Nobel Prizes make us laugh but also think

MinnPost - 30 Sep 2016
I couldn't let the month end without mentioning the Ig Nobel Prizes for 2016, which were handed out at a festive ceremony at Harvard University on Sept. 22. Organized by the Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), a scientific humor magazine, these prizes ...

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