Aligator on helium wins Ig Nobel Prize

An alligator on helium has won an Ig award.

The award come from an experiment that tried to understand how alligators communicate.

The Ig Nobel Prize is an award ceremony which is held online and is a joke version of the Nobel Prizes.

Nine other awards were handed out by the science humour magazine Animals of Improbable Research.

Winners included a team that found a way to identify narcissists (people who love themselves too much) by examining their eyebrows.

What are the Ig Nobels?

First of all, Ig is not short for Instagram…

The Ig Nobels are prizes awarded every year since 1991, which celebrate ten unusual achievements in scientific research.

They are designed to award people who have made others think about strange things.

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hihi
hihi
6 days ago

wow cool

cooper
cooper
6 days ago

wow!!!

jason
jason
6 days ago

i like it man it is awesome

anonymous ty
anonymous ty
6 days ago

that is very cool

Josh
Josh
6 days ago

wow that allagator is very smart

Jessica
Jessica
5 days ago

that is cool

your mum
your mum
5 days ago

now thats funny

Rosie J
Rosie J
5 days ago

cool and wow

iain
iain
5 days ago

awesome!

Luke ho
Luke ho
1 day ago

This has got to be the best ig Nobel prize ever.

dante
dante
1 day ago

wow!!!

Yakallamaheehoo
Yakallamaheehoo
1 day ago

Nice!! that’s….
cool!!

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