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Japanese scientists win wacky Ig Nobel Prize for slippery banana study
Asahi Shimbun
It was the eighth consecutive year that a Japanese team won the prize. The team led by Kiyoshi Mabuchi, of Kitasato University, won the prize in physics for its work. The team studied the "Frictional coefficient under banana skin," which detailed the ...

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Banana peel slipperiness wins IgNobel prize in physics
Science News (blog)
In an awards ceremony at Harvard University on September 18, the researchers received the IgNobel prize in physics for the work. The IgNobels celebrate the truly unusual in science, technology, engineering and math. The studies honored by the prizes ...

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It Wasn't Relativity That Won Einstein His Nobel Prize
The Atlantic
Albert Einstein never won a Nobel prize for the theory of relativity—in fact, it was only through long, political jockeying within the Nobel committee that he won the prize at all. Instead, when he was given the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics (in 1922 ...

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Japanese researchers' banana peel study wins Ig Nobel award
The Japan Times
A team of Japanese scientists earned the Ig Nobel Physics Prize for detailing the hazards of stepping on a banana peel in their paper titled “Frictional Coefficient under Banana Skin.” The researchers were identified as Kiyoshi Mabuchi, Kensei Tanaka ...

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