33: The Ig Nobel Prize

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33: The Ig Nobel Prize

Have you ever wondered how Corry comes up with a wacky new science story every week? This episode we dig into one of the inspirations for the podcast, the Ig Nobel Prize! Having a prize for great scientific achievements is certainly an important thing, but when it comes to the crazy, weird, and wonderful stories (that still make you think) there’s the Ig Nobel Prize! References and Further Reading 1. https://www.improbable.com/ 2. https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-awake-140918 3. https://www.drgoulu.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Rheology-of-cats.pdf 4. https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/science/2019/sep/13/study-french-postmens-testicles-ig-nobel-winner 5. https://twitter.com/improbresearch?s=20 6. https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/600249/2019-ig-nobel-prize-winners Support us on Patreon: http://patreon.com/SciGuys Watch us on YouTube: http://youtube.com/SciGuys Follow the Sci Guys @notcorry / @jampkin / @lukecutforth
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