The Big Bang, The Big Bang, and the Ig Nobel Prizes, in NYC on Super Bowl night

If you’re not watching the Super Bowl, and you happen to be in New York City, come to the 92nd Street Y, on Lexington Avenue at 92nd St., New York. The event starts at 8 pm, Sunday, February 5. Some TICKETS are still available.

You will see “Bang! Bang! The Big Bang Theory meets The Big Bang Theory”, a discussion of humor in science, with Claudia Dreifus (New York Times ace interviewer of scientists and other science-y people), Eric Kaplan (The Big Bang Theory TV comedy), Robert Wilson (Nobel laureate, co-discoverer of the cosmic microwave background), and Marc Abrahams (Ig Nobel Prizes, and author of the opera about the Big Bang; Bob Wilson performed in that opera).

UPDATE: The event was livestreamed. Here’s recorded video:

 

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