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42. The Science of Ig Nobel prizes

The Ig Nobel awards are the silliest prizes in science, with experiments on everything from the p...

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08.00 23 Sep 2021


42. The Science of Ig Nobel prizes



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08.00 23 Sep 2021


The Ig Nobel awards are the silliest prizes in science, with experiments on everything from the power of beards to protect a face, to the best ways to kill a cockroach on a submarine. This week Luke looks at this year's winners and asks what the science behind the silliness might one day teach us about our world.

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