This is Improbable: Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens and Other WTF Research (Paperback)Marc Abrahams (author)
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Marc Abrahams, the mind behind the internationally renowned Ig Nobel Prizes, is on a mission: to gather the bizarre, the questionable, the brilliant, the downright funny, the profound - everything improbable - from the annals of science research.
What's the best way to slice a ham sandwich, mathematically?
What makes Bobs look especially Bob-like?
Is the right or left ear better at discerning lies?
Could mice be outfitted with parachutes to kill tree snakes?
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
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“This is Improbable”
I struggled to get into this book, I found it quite hard to follow. Disappointing all in all.
“Not for me”
I got this book because I'm always amused at what scientists seem to waste their time doing and I thought I'd enjoy reading about the experiments in more depth. Unfortunately it was written in a way that I... More
“Makes you laugh while making you think”
Marc Abrahams, founder of the Ig Nobel Prizes which reward achievements which make people laugh and then make them think, brings us a collection of strange, funny and just plain amazing scientific research.
This is... More
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