mini-Annals of Improbable Research ("mini-AIR")


mini-Annals of Improbable Research ("mini-AIR")

The Annals of Improbable Research (often described as the MAD Magazine of
science) is a hardcopy magazine published six times a year. mini-AIR is a
free monthly supplement to AIR, distributed via the Internet. Hot AIR is
the above home page. Items appearing in one medium will not necessarily
appear in the others.

AIR in its myriad forms publishes original articles, data, effluvia and
news of improbable research. The material is intended to be humorous
and/or educational, and sometimes is.

More on mini-AIR:
mini-AIR is an electronic publication, available over the Internet, free
of charge. (mini-AIR is a tiny supplement to AIR -- AIR and mini-AIR have
different contents.) mini-AIR is distributed as a LISTSERV application. We
publish approximately 12 issues per year. To subscribe, send a brief
E-mail message to this address:


The body of your message should contain ONLY the words "SUBSCRIBE
MINI-AIR" followed by your name. Here are two examples:

SUBSCRIBE MINI-AIR Nicholai Lobachevsky

To stop subscribing, send the following message to the same address:


To obtain a list of back issues, send this message:


To retrieve a particular back issue, send a message specifying which issue
you want. For example, to retrieve issue 94-00006, send this message:

GET MINI-AIR 94-00006

If you have questions or comments about your mini-AIR subscription, send
e-mail to

More about the AIR and mini-AIR staff and further contact information can
be found at:

The Annals of Improbable Research is IN NO WAY associated
with the name "The Journal of Irreproducible Results"
or with the publisher of "The Journal of Irreproducible Results"

Original posting date: 
Saturday, July 29, 1995
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