Marc Abrahams writes about research that makes people laugh, and then think.

Why you should listen

Author and newspaper columnist Marc Abrahams is the editor of the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research. In this hilarious talk, he shares thought-provoking stories behind some of the winners of the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony.

What others say

“Marc Abrahams is a perfectly calibrated filtration system into which all of science is poured and out of which comes pure, giddy goofball delight.” — Mary Roach

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