The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that makes people laugh, and then think. The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people's interest in science, medicine, and technology.
Marc Abrahams, father of the annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony and editor of Annals of Improbable Research will present will introduce a line-up of Ig Nobel Prize winners who will give a talk on their award-winning research.
Come and enjoy, laugh and think with
- Elisabeth Oberzaucher (University of Vienna)
2015 Mathematics Prize Winner — "Whether and how Moulay Ismael the Bloodthirsty, the Sharifian Emperor of Morocco, managed to father 888 children"
- Stephan Bolliger (University of Zurich)
2009 Peace Prize Winner — "Is it better to be smashed over the head with a full bottle of beer, or with an empty bottle?"
- Emily Baird (Lund University)
2013 Biology and Astronomy Prize Winner — "Dung beetles use the Milky Way for navigation"
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