My comments on the 27th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, 2017, which I stayed up to stream live last night. These are a few short notes on the Ig Nobel Prizes, the winners from last night, and my take on why they are an annual highlight of my academic calendar.
How can thinking of bodies through smell reveal the complexities of the embodied relations between them? This is a meditation on how we interact with other bodies through their smell, and how smell reveals their inner workings in ways that sight or sound do not.
Cats are an unlikely fluid: rather surprisingly, according to rheology, cats can also flow! But what can the flow of cats tell us about our understanding of deep time?