Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies
Ashley Yeager | Mar 14, 2018 | 2 min read
Famed for his work on black holes and cosmology, he also survived decades with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Cave Creature Genitalia, Other Weird Discoveries Net 2017 Ig Nobels
Shawna Williams | Sep 15, 2017 | 2 min read
In one winning paper, scientists describe an insect whose females have evolved a penis-like appendage that penetrates males’ “vaginas.”
Ig Nobels Honor Unusual Research
Tia Ghose | Oct 3, 2011 | 1 min read
This year’s Ig Nobel awards recognize research on how a full bladder hinders sound thinking, beetles that mate with beer bottles, and a wasabi fire-alarm.