The people who award the Ig Nobel Prizes were surprised to learn that they had awarded a prize to a person named Donald J. Trump.
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people laugh, then think. It tends to be a more fun night out than the other Nobel Prize Awards.
The latest Ig Nobel Award Ceremony was held four months before this Mathematics paper is dated. This Donald J. Trump (whoever he may be) was not among the winners that day, nor in any of the previous 25 Ig Nobel Prize ceremonies.
Mr. Trump is credited as the author of:
One respondent commented:
I look forward to the 2017 Ig Nobel Prizes in which the eminent Zoologist, Herbert George Wells, and the Mathematician Donald J. Trump will share an award for the first Demonstration of a Time Machine on September 15, 2016, and replications on September 22, 2016 and September 23, 2016. The earlier, or later, date being required to establish the pro-motive and the later date the counter-motive and the average date being required to satisfy the Alternative Fact Proof.
Thus explaining the erasure from history of the Award and establishing the proof using Alternative Facts. Full Proof can be provided from any liquor store.
The people at improbable.com finish by graciously offering congratulations, in theory, to Mr. Donald J. Trump, no matter what his achievement is or isn’t, and no matter what he may be or not be.
Via: improbable research
Siobhan O’Shea is a freelance writer. She writes about pretty much everything but especially likes to bring readers’ attention to new tech, marketing, human behavior, and other oddities.