Topic: Improbable Research
Nobel Prize laureates will commend scientists on the papers that are not frontrunners for the real Nobel Prize at a ceremony Thursday night at Harvard.
Ig Nobel prize winners this year include a team who created a fire alarm using the smell of wasabi, research on the effects of withholding urine, and others. The light-hearted science prizes are funny, but also aim to make people think.
10/01/2011 01:42 am
Nobel Prize winners Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov were recognized today for their work with one-atom thick carbon known as graphene. The Nobel Prize committee recognized their "playfulness."
10/05/2010 09:28 am