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Annals of Improbable Research

Table of Contents for Volume 9, Issue 6


Ig Nobel issue

Special IG NOBEL Issue*Special IG NOBEL Issue

On the front cover:  Masahiko Kajita, co-winner of the 2002 Ig Nobel Peace Prize for inventing the Bow Lingual automatic dog-to-human translation device, returns to take a bow at the 2003 Ceremony. Photo: Margaret Hart.
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On the back cover:  A photograph, taken circa 1956, of Philip Zimbardo and a lab rat. Zimbardo went on to a career as a one of the world’s great psychologists. In 2003, he and two colleagues were awarded an Ig Nobel Prize. Photo courtesy of George Slavich.
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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: The Thirteenth 1st Annual
Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony

(NOTE: the print magazine has many photos that do not appear here online)

Recommended Research*

News and Notes

Coming Events

Late-Breaking News