It’s that time of year again when the big science prizes are awarded. No, not those prizes.
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It’s that time of year again, the 2022 Ig Nobel Prizes have been announced.
The BYU Library’s latest humorous promotional video is out, and (if we do say so ourselves) it’s an instant classic.
It’s that time of year again. Every year Harvard University’s glorious Sanders Theatre plays host to the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. I was there, along with my 13-year old son, armed with dozens of pieces of paper, for ready assembly into paper airplanes and ready to revel in a couple of hours of sublime silliness. Here is my report.
The 25th Annual IgNobel Prize Ceremony captured on video.
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