Celebrating Norway’s Ig Nobel Prize winners, and others, too

The Schrödingers katt science TV program celebrated some of Norway’s Ig Nobel Prize winners  — and several other Ig Nobel Prize winners, too. They also interviewed me. Click on the image below, to be whisked to the Schrödingers katt web site and watch the entire episode: The featured Norwegian winners include: The 2014 Ig Nobel Prize for arctic science, awarded to Eigil Reimers and Sindre […]

Improbable Swedish TV: Ignobelseminarium in Stockholm

The Swedish public television network SVT filmed the Ig Nobel show at Boulevardteatern in Stockholm on March 25, 2015. Two months later, SVT broadcasted their video of that night. It is (at least for a while) available on SVT’s UR Play web site. (Many thanks to publishers Fri tanke förlag, to Boulevardteatern, and to dapper neuroscientist Gustav Nilsonne for helping arrange the event!) Here are […]

Improbable Research — AAAS in San Jose, Saturday Feb 14

Come to the annual Improbable Research Session at the AAAS Annual Meeting, in San Jose, California. Saturday, February 14 (Valentine’s Day), 8:00 pm Hilton San Jose Hotel, in the Almaden Ballroom It’s open FREE to the public The show will include, in addition to me, rare appearances by: Dr. Ivan Schwab, Ig Nobel Prize winner (for showing why woodpeckers don’t get headaches) Gale […]

Ig Nobel and Improbable talks, in Rotterdam Friday

Coming mere days after the Nederlandse Ig Nobel Night (which happened September 20), there will be another Ig Nobel Event in The Netherlands. On Friday, September 26, 2014 at 9:45 pm the New Horizons Festival at the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam hosts our European Bureau Chief Kees Moeliker who will explain ‘How to win an Ig […]

If you’re in Paris or Atlanta on Ig Nobel night…

If you’re in Paris on Ig Nobel night (Thursday, September 12), come to L’Espace des sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes: Soirée IgNobel Jeudi 12 Septembre, de 21h30 à 2h00 en connexion directe avec Harvard pour la 23e cérémonie officielle des IgNobel Prizes. La 23e cérémonie des IgNobel Prizes approche à grand pas… Venez vivre l’événement comme si vous y […]