Martin Gardiner’s   Research about Research

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Exponential beer froth decay – disputed
Exponential beer froth decay – disputed ● Arnd Leike of the University of Munich was awarded the 2002 Ig Noble Physics prize for demonstrating that beer froth obeys the mathematical Law of ...
Dirty Hands Make Dirty Leaders? (study)
Dirty Hands Make Dirty Leaders? (study) ● Florien Cramwinckel Msc (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) researches how people respond to the moral behavior of others. As part of this remit, an experiment was ...
Eggs (spinning) in milk – study
Eggs (spinning) in milk – study ● Have you ever wondered why a hard-boiled egg, or a pool ball, spinning on a countertop and passing through a puddle of milk, draws milk ...
Do Pimples Pay? Apparently they do (new study)
Do Pimples Pay? Apparently they do (new study) ● “We find that the shock of having acne is positively associated with overall grade point average in high school, grades in high-school English, history, math, ...
Brain size in birds and their deaths in traffic accidents? (new study)
Brain size in birds and their deaths in traffic accidents? (new study) ● If a species of bird has a relatively small brain [compared to other avian species] is it likely to be less intelligent ? And, if ...

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