This is Improbable

Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens and Other WTF Research
x-large
Author(s): Marc Abrahams
Genre: Science, Humor
Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2012
Product Number: EB00651691
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781780741147
Please log in to view pricing

Description

Laugh out loud and then think seriously about these outlandish scientific studies 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?

Sign up for our email newsletter