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THE IG NOBEL PRIZES 2 : An All-New Collection of the World's Unlikeliest Research

Abrahams, Marc

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ISBN 10: 0525949127 / ISBN 13: 9780525949121
Editorial: E P Dutton, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2005
Condición: Collectible - New Encuadernación de tapa dura
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BRAND NEW & Collectible. LAID-IN: Letters from Roy J. Glauber, Harvard Physics Dept, and Marc Abrahams, Annals of Improbable Research and true leader fo the Ig Nobel movement to a young future scientist's inquiriy. Hilarious 2nd installment of implausible but true accomplishments in the pursuit of scientific knowledge. Every bit as fun as its predecessor, and every bit as serious . with procedures on how to nominate candiates for the next round of the Ig Noble Prize awards. Winners, in the field of Interdisciplinary Research, cited in this volume are a team from the Univ of Stockholm who we able to conclude "Chickens Prefer Beautiful Humans". For this study 6 chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) were schooled to peck at televised photos of human (all Homo sapiens species) faces (hens taught to respond to male portraits and cocks, to the female) . findings were hens mostly chose portraits of handsome men, and cocks, mostly those of beautiful women!. N° de ref. de la librería 010909

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Título: THE IG NOBEL PRIZES 2 : An All-New ...

Editorial: E P Dutton, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 2005

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Collectible - New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: New

Edición: First Edition, First Pinting

Tipo de libro: First Edition, First Pinting

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A sequel to the popular volume of offbeat true accomplishments in the sciences, arts, and humanities presents accolades to such winners as the scientists who discovered that chickens prefer beautiful humans, the research team that documented the impact of wet underwear, and the nation of Liechtenstein, which rents itself out for special occasions. 35,000 first printing.

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