If you’re wondering what to get the science geek in your life, look no further. Do they need a moon lamp? Maybe a custom map of their favorite volcano? And don’t forget that science geeks can never have too many science themed socks or t-shirts.
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By Mindy Weisberger, Senior Writer | September 14, 2018 08:08am ET Credit: The Annals of Improbable Research A night to remember Scientists from around the world gathered at Harvard University on Sept. 13 to accept unconventional prizes for their highly unusual research. The 2018 Ig Nobel Prize ceremony took place at 6 p.m. ET, awarding […]
Look at that iceberg. It’s beautiful. Perfectly rectangular. An object of near geometric perfection jutting into a polar sea of the usual squiggly, chaotic randomness of the natural world. It calls to mind the monolith from “2001: A Space Odyssey.” But, unlike the monolith from that very weird movie, this iceberg was […]