September 21, 2012

2012 Ig Nobel Prizes: And the Winners Are...

Alok Jha, The Guardian


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When a team of scientists decided to work out the complex mathematics that control the shape and movement of a human ponytail, they had not set their sights on fame or glory. On Thursday, however, the British-American team behind the work were celebrated as this year's laureates for the Ig Nobel prize in physics.

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