Archive for 'mini-AIR'

Toast and tea, in the March issue of mini-AIR

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The April issue of mini-AIR just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little every-month supplement to the every-other-month magazine Annals of Improbable Research.)

This month it dips into:

  • research about TOAST and TEA.
  • a new research limerick contest — and the winner of last month’s Cigarette-Butt-and-Urban-Bird research limerick contest.
  • info about upcoming events, and events that are upcoming.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events.

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January issue of mini-AIR

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The January issue of mini-AIR just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magnificent magazine Annals of Improbable Research.) Topics include:

  • The P-p-p-p-Power of the Words, Words, Words
  • News about the upcoming events in NYC, Boston, and Europe
  • “PPP versus PPPP — What is Wrong in Denmark?”
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events. And events that are upcoming.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events.

Want mini-AIR e-mailed to you every month? Just opt in!

September mini-AIR: The new Ig Nobel winners (plus cinnamon research)

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The September issue of mini-AIR (our monthly e-mail newsletter) just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magazine itself). Topics include:

  • The 2016 Ig Nobel Prize winners
  • Eating Cinnamon Converts Poor Learners Who Are Mice
  • “Reading Cinnamon Activates Olfactory Brain Regions”
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events.

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August mini-AIR: Worst Myopia Claw; Kissing, then Redness, etc.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The August issue of mini-AIR (our monthly e-mail newsletter) just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magazine itself). Topics include:

  • Worst Myopia Claw Intraocular Lens
  • Kissing, Then Redness
  • Heads Versus Risk Limerick Contest
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events.

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mini-AIR: glowing cockroaches, scorpions, and a Smelly publication

Friday, April 29th, 2016

The April issue of mini-AIR (our monthly e-mail newsletter) just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magazine). Topics include:

  • Fluorescence in Cockroaches
  • Optical Properties of a Scorpion Limerick Contest
  • Reducing Scorpion Fluorescence
  • and more
It also has info about upcoming events.

Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.”

mini-AIR is the simplest way to keep informed about Improbable and Ig Nobel news and events.

Want to mini-AIR e-mailed to you every month? Just opt in.