“I burst out laughing at the Tokyo ‘World Exhibition of the Ig Nobel Prize’! ” says Ark’s blog. The blog gives a detailed account (in Japanese), with many photos, of the press opening to the world’s first large-scale exhibition devoted to the Ig Nobel Prizes. The exhibition, at the Tokyo Dome complex, runs through November […]
The Ig Nobel Japan Tour continues. Today (Sunday, September 23) there will be two events at Miraikan (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation). The first, talk and questions and answers with Marc Abrahams, will be at 15:30. The second event will be webcast at 17:30-19:00 (Tokyo time). Marc will participate in other special Ig Nobel activities in Tokyo, Sapporo, […]
The Ig Nobel Prizes Exhibition opens today, in Tokyo, at the AaMo Gallery at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan. Marc Abrahams, founder of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, will take part in the festivities. The exhibition will run from September 22-November 4, 2018. It is chock full of Ig Nobel items, photos, sounds, and activities from many […]
Here’s the poster for tonight’s Ig Nobel event — the final Ig Nobel event on the Ig Nobel Japan Tour: It begins at 6:00 pm, at Chuo-ku: Ginza Blossom Chuo Kaikan Main Hall, 2-15-6 Ginza.
An historically pungent press conference occurred at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo on October 26. Several of the co-inventors of the wasabi alarm, joined by several of their business associates, discussed the importance of their work and the import of being awarded the 2011 Ig Nobel Prize in chemistry. [The prize was awarded, […]
Dr. Nakamatsu, 2005 Ig Nobel Prize winner for for photographing and retrospectively analyzing every meal he has consumed during a period of 34 [now 40] years (and counting), is again in the news. And doubly so. First, because the documentary film about him [see a small piece of it, below] is spreading to additional TV […]