The Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) is a bi-monthly magazine devoted to scientific humor, in the form of a satirical take on the standard academic journal. AIR, published six times a year since 1995, usually showcases at least one piece of scientific research being done on a strange or unexpected topic, but most of their articles concern real or fictional absurd experiments, such as a comparison of apples and oranges using infrared spectroscopy. Other features include such things as ratings of the cafeterias at scientific institutes, fake classifieds and advertisements for a medical plan called HMO-NO, and a very odd letters page. The magazine is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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  • The Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) is a bi-monthly magazine devoted to scientific humor, in the form of a satirical take on the standard academic journal. AIR, published six times a year since 1995, usually showcases at least one piece of scientific research being done on a strange or unexpected topic, but most of their articles concern real or fictional absurd experiments, such as a comparison of apples and oranges using infrared spectroscopy. Other features include such things as ratings of the cafeterias at scientific institutes, fake classifieds and advertisements for a medical plan called HMO-NO, and a very odd letters page. The magazine is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Occasional AIR articles are factual and illuminating, if a bit offbeat. For example, in 2003 researcher-documentary producer Nick T. Spark wrote about the background and history of Murphy's Law in a four-part article, "Why Everything You know About Murphy's Law is Wrong". It was revised, expanded and later published in June 2006 as the book A History of Murphy's Law. AIR awards the annual science Ig Nobel Prizes, for ten achievements that "first make people laugh, and then make them think". AIR also runs the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists. (en)
  • Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) (que podría traducirse en español como Anales de Investigaciones Improbables) es una revista bimestral dedicada al humor científico, en la forma de una sátira sobre la información científica. (es)
  • Die Zeitschrift Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) erscheint alle zwei Monate in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA). In ihr werden als Satire auf eine wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift fiktive oder auch reale Experimente mit absurder Thematik, allerdings auch mindestens ein ernst gemeinter Forschungsbeitrag mit einem kuriosen Thema vorgestellt, wie zum Beispiel über Murphys Gesetz. Herausgegeben wird die Zeitschrift unter anderem von verschiedenen Nobelpreisträgern. AIR vergibt jährlich den Ig-Nobelpreis für zehn Errungenschaften, die die „Leute erst zum Lachen und dann zum Nachdenken bringen“. Ein Vorgänger der Zeitschrift war das Journal of Irreproducible Results der israelischen Wissenschaftler Harry Lipkin und Alexander Kohn, gegründet 1955. Als diese Zeitschrift 1994 vom Verleger George Scherr gekauft wurde, verließ die Mehrzahl der Redakteure – wie Marc Abrahams – die Zeitung und gründete die Annals of Improbable Research. Klagen von Scherr wegen Plagiats verliefen im Sand. (de)
  • Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) è una rivista bimestrale dedicata all'umorismo scientifico, che in forma satirica scimiotta le riviste accademiche. AIR viene pubblicata sei volte l'anno dal 1995, commentando, di solito, almeno un argomento sulla ricerca, strano o inatteso, ma la maggior parte dei suoi articoli riguardano esperimenti assurdi, reali o immaginari, come ad esempio il confronto di mele e arance usando la spettroscopia infrarossa. Fra le altre sue caratteristiche vi è la valutazioni delle mense presso istituti scientifici, false classificazioni e pubblicità per un piano sanitario chiamato HMO-NO, e delle pagine molto strane. Talvolta gli articoli di AIR sono illustrati, anche se in maniera un po' insolita. Per esempio, nel 2003 il ricercatore e produttore di documentari Nick T. Spark scrisse sui retroscena e la storia della Legge di Murphy in un articolo in quattro parti: "Perché tutto ciò che sapete circa la legge di Murphy è errato". Lo stesso è stato poi rivisto e pubblicato, nel giugno 2006, nel libro A History of Murphy's Law. AIR assegna annualmente il Premio Ig Nobel, a dieci scoperte che "prima facciano ridere la gente, e poi la facciano riflettere". AIR gestisce anche il Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists. (it)
  • Анналы невероятных исследований (англ. Annals of Improbable Research)— шуточный научный журнал, публикующий статьи о необычных исследованиях. Выходит один раз в два месяца. Является сатирой на обычные научные журналы. Исследования, публикуемые в журнале — чудаческие и смешные. Были опубликованы такие статьи, как: * Сравнение яблок и апельсинов * Как написать научный документ * Всегда ли кошка падает на лапы? * Канзас площе, чем блин Журнал основал Марк Абрахамс (создатель Шнобелевской премии) в 1994 году как альтернативу «Журналу невоспроизводимых результатов», который он сам и часть редакционной коллегии покинули после его покупки издателем Джорджем Шерром. Шерр подавал против «Анналов» несколько исков, обвиняя его в обманной похожести на свой журнал и в присвоении названия «Шнобелевская премия», но проиграл процессы. (ru)
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  • Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) (que podría traducirse en español como Anales de Investigaciones Improbables) es una revista bimestral dedicada al humor científico, en la forma de una sátira sobre la información científica. (es)
  • The Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) is a bi-monthly magazine devoted to scientific humor, in the form of a satirical take on the standard academic journal. AIR, published six times a year since 1995, usually showcases at least one piece of scientific research being done on a strange or unexpected topic, but most of their articles concern real or fictional absurd experiments, such as a comparison of apples and oranges using infrared spectroscopy. Other features include such things as ratings of the cafeterias at scientific institutes, fake classifieds and advertisements for a medical plan called HMO-NO, and a very odd letters page. The magazine is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (en)
  • Die Zeitschrift Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) erscheint alle zwei Monate in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA). In ihr werden als Satire auf eine wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift fiktive oder auch reale Experimente mit absurder Thematik, allerdings auch mindestens ein ernst gemeinter Forschungsbeitrag mit einem kuriosen Thema vorgestellt, wie zum Beispiel über Murphys Gesetz. Herausgegeben wird die Zeitschrift unter anderem von verschiedenen Nobelpreisträgern. AIR vergibt jährlich den Ig-Nobelpreis für zehn Errungenschaften, die die „Leute erst zum Lachen und dann zum Nachdenken bringen“. (de)
  • Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) è una rivista bimestrale dedicata all'umorismo scientifico, che in forma satirica scimiotta le riviste accademiche. AIR viene pubblicata sei volte l'anno dal 1995, commentando, di solito, almeno un argomento sulla ricerca, strano o inatteso, ma la maggior parte dei suoi articoli riguardano esperimenti assurdi, reali o immaginari, come ad esempio il confronto di mele e arance usando la spettroscopia infrarossa. Fra le altre sue caratteristiche vi è la valutazioni delle mense presso istituti scientifici, false classificazioni e pubblicità per un piano sanitario chiamato HMO-NO, e delle pagine molto strane. (it)
  • Анналы невероятных исследований (англ. Annals of Improbable Research)— шуточный научный журнал, публикующий статьи о необычных исследованиях. Выходит один раз в два месяца. Является сатирой на обычные научные журналы. Исследования, публикуемые в журнале — чудаческие и смешные. Были опубликованы такие статьи, как: * Сравнение яблок и апельсинов * Как написать научный документ * Всегда ли кошка падает на лапы? * Канзас площе, чем блин (ru)
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  • Анналы невероятных исследований (ru)
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