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Annals of Improbable Research (AIR)

Table of Contents for Volume 8, Issue 6, Nov/Dec 2002


ART & SCIENCE Issue

Special ART / SCIENCE Issue*Special ART / SCIENCE Issue

On the front cover:  A scene from the opera “Il Destino di Grant Application” (see page 9). (To see the front cover enlarged, click on the image.)

On the back cover:  Components from a cut-out-the-pieces-and-assemble-it kit available from the Victoria and Albert Museum. The kit reproduces, in miniature, the popular “Tipoo’s Tiger” mechanical toy that commemorates an Indian tiger mauling a British officer. (To see the back cover enlarged, click on the image.)

Cover design by Peaco Todd.


The features marked with a star (*) are based entirely on material taken straight from standard research (and other Official and Therefore Always Correct) literature. Many of the other articles are genuine, too, but we don't know which ones.

Special Section: ART & SCIENCE

Shifty New Paradigms

Medical Breakthroughs

AIRhead Research Roundup*

Cartoons, Poetry, Images, Blueprints, Menus, Microfilm, Fingerprints, Marriage Announcements, Diplomas Operas, and/or Eyecharts

News & Notes

Miscellany