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Marc Abrahams - Author

About the Author

Marc Abrahams writes the weekly “Improbable Research” column for the Guardian and is the author of This Is Improbable. He is the founding editor of the science humour magazine Annals of Improbable Research and founder of the Ig Nobel Prizes, which are presented at Harvard University each year. Abrahams and the Ig have been covered by the BBC, New Scientist, Daily Mail, Times, and numerous other outlets internationally. He lives in Massachusetts.

 

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This is Improbable Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens and Other WTF Research

This is Improbable Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens and Other WTF Research

Author: Marc Abrahams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2013

Marc Abrahams, the mind behind the internationally renowned Ig Nobel Prizes, is on a mission: to gather the bizarre, the questionable, the brilliant, the downright funny, the profound - everything improbable - from the annals of science research. What's the best way to slice a ham sandwich, mathematically? What makes Bobs look especially Bob-like? Is the right or left ear better at discerning lies? Could mice be outfitted with parachutes to kill tree snakes?