Little Atoms Road Trip 21 – Marc Abrahams

Posted on September 7, 2012 by


While in Cambridge, Massachusetts, home of Harvard University and MIT, Neil spent an afternoon at the home of Ig Nobel Prize founder Marc Abrahams.  Marc Abrahams is editor and co-founder of the science humour magazine Annals of Improbable Research and its website He is the founder and master of ceremonies of the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, honouring achievements that make people LAUGH, and then THINK. The Prizes are handed out by genuine Nobel Laureates at a gala ceremony held each Fall at Harvard University and broadcast on National Public Radio and on the Internet.

Marc writes a weekly column for the Guardian, and is the author of numerous books about the Ig Nobel awards and improbable research, the latest of which is This is Improbable.

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