Ig Nobel Night in Groningen, The Netherlands

The ‘Nacht van Kunst & Wetenschap’ (Saturday, May 24, 2014) in Groningen, the Netherlands, will host an official Ig Nobel Night — with talks by four Ig Nobel Prize winners, and also a 24/7 Lecture competition. In four 20-minute sessions, Kees Moeliker (European Bureau Chief of the Annals of Improbable Research) will briefly tell about the history […]

2nd 24/7 Battle in Leiden: the young and wise

On July 7th, 2013, in Museum Boerhaave, Leiden, The Netherlands, six young, prominent scientists from Leiden University will present their field of research by giving a complete technical description, in Dutch, in twenty-four (24) seconds, followed by a clear summary that anyone can understand, in seven (7) Dutch words. The best of these 24/7 speakers […]

Gaiman, Nakagaki, Davey @ Ig Nobel

Neil Gaiman, Toshiyuki Nakagaki, and Mary Ellen Davey will give the 24/7 Lectures at this year’s Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. The 24/7 Lectures are a featured part of the evening. Each 24/7 lecturer will explain his or her subject twice: First, a complete technical description in TWENTY-FOUR (24) SECONDS*, and then a clear summary that anyone […]