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The Best of Science’s Strangest Prizes - Up and Atom

Kimberley Collins Sep 20, 2015

The Ig Nobel awards are notorious for celebrating the strangest and most entertaining scientific breakthroughs.  The prizes aim to “honour achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think” and are a parody of the prestigious Nobel Prizes. Past winners have celebrated everything from the slipperiness of banana skins to the discovery that some people would be physically … Read More