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Improbable Research and the Ig Nobel Prizes

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker

Marc Abrahams
Writer/Editor
Annals of Improbable Research

Summary

Marc Abrahams founded the annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, in 1991. He is editor of the magazine Annals of Improbable Research, and former editor of the Journal of Irreproducible Research. He has written 24 mini-operas (about heart repair, bacterial space exploration, atomic/human romance, species mixing, coffee chemistry, the Atkins Diet, human/sheep cloning, cockroaches, incompetence, and much else). He invents ways to make people curious about things they might otherwise avoid.


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