Please join us TONIGHT, Saturday night, February 18, at 7:00 pm for the annual Improbable Research show at the AAAS annual meeting. Details:
- Marc Abrahams, Improbable Research editor and founder of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony
- John Senders of the University of Toronto, 2011 Ig Nobel public safety prize winner for his driving-on-a-highway-with-eyes-covered experiment. [Note: Professor Senders is ill, and could not travel to Vancouver; a distinguished surrogate will deliver the talk on his behalf]
- Ivan Oransky, co-founder of Retraction Watch, will describe the year’s most memorable and provocative retractions
- Sidney Fels of the University of British Columbia will demonstrate how computers can automatically turn a person’s gestures into speech or song [Note: Professor Fels will also do a more formal presentation, the next morning, for AAAS conference attendees.]
- and others to be announced.
This event, unlike most of the AAAS Annual Meeting, is open free to the public. #AAASmtg
BONUS: Complete schedule of upcoming Improbable events