Ig Nobel today in St. Andrews, Scotland

The 2019 Ig Nobel EuroTour begins today:

March 9, Saturday, 1:00 pm—Science Discovery Day, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, in the Physics and Astronomy Building, the North Haugh

Today’s event features Marc Abrahams , with

  • Ig Nobel Prize winner Charles Paxton (Courtship  behaviour of ostriches towards humans under farming conditions in Britain)
  • Scottish premiere performance of the chorus-enhanced version of William Topaz McGonagall‘s disastrous poem “The Tay Bridge Disaster”

If you are in the neighborhood, please join us!

After today, the tour moves on to a prison visit, then to Manchester, then London, then to nine countries on the continent proper. (For details, see the tour schedule).