Marc Abrahams is the editor of the parody magazine Annals of Improbable Research and the founder of the internationally renowned Ig Nobel prizes, which honor bizarre, questionable, and downright funny scientific research.
Prizes For Science That Makes You Laugh, Then Think
From the engineering of doorknobs to an algorithm that tells you when to lie, an annual salute to unusual science.
Laugh And Learn With The Ig Nobel Prizes
The evolutionary history of beards! The communications of cats! And more at the 31st first annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony.
Laugh Along At Home With The Ig Nobel Awards
While the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony might seem different this year, its celebration of strange and silly science remains.
Science Awards Of The Sillier Sort
The 2019 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony is a tribute to offbeat and quirky scientific studies.
A Salute To Head-Scratching Science
As a SciFri holiday tradition, we present highlights from the 28th first annual Ig Nobel Awards ceremony.
From Cat Rheology To Operatic Incompetence
The 2017 Ig Nobel Prizes saluted the strange and silly in scientific studies.
Celebrating Science With Silliness: The 2016 Ig Nobel Prizes
An annual awards ceremony honors scientific research that first makes you laugh, but then makes you think.
Spot the Spoof Science Study
How good are you at picking out an authentic research study from a spoof?
Somewhat Silly Science Earns Ig Nobel Prizes
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor scientific research that first makes you laugh, then makes you think.
Ig Nobel Prizes Salute Science’s Strange and Silly
In a Science Friday holiday tradition, we’re playing highlights from this year’s 24th First Annual Ig Nobel awards ceremony.