24 Dec 2016

Naughty or nice? Who really gets the Christmas goodies?

From This Way Up, 12:55 pm on 24 December 2016
Santa's typewriter

Santa's typewriter Photo: (publicdomainpictures.net, Public Domain)

Dr Chris Smith of The Naked Scientists with groundbreaking research that must already be one of the front runners for this year's Ig Nobel science awards. For the first time there is empirical evidence that being good does not in fact increase the likelihood of Father Christmas arriving at your chimney.