The Ig Informal Lectures, today at MIT! You’re invited.

Today the new Ig Nobel Prize winners attempt to explain, if they can, what they did and why they did it. The winners received their prizes Thursday evening, at the 24th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony.

Come be part of this improbable [definition of “improbable”: “not what you expect”] event!

The Ig Informal Lectures
Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 — 1:00 pm
MIT, Building 26, Room 100

mit-26mapA half-afternoon of improbably funny, informative, informal, brief public lectures and demonstrations:

The Ig informal Lectures are a free event, organized in cooperation with the MIT Press Bookstore.

Seating is limited, so we suggest you arrive a bit early.

(What happens at the Ig Informal Lectures? Here’s a spectator’s report from last year, 2013.)

Here’s a quick video rundown of some of the new winners, as reported by the ODN network. Below it, a glimpse of the endless array of wonders worked by Dr. Nakamats: