The show is free and open to the public. It begins at 8:00 pm, in the Republic A room of the Sheraton Boston Hotel. (Click here for a map)
The session features: AIR editor Marc Abrahams, Ig Nobel Prize winner Gauri Nanda (inventor of Clocky, the alarm clock that runs away and hides repeatedly); Steve Nadis (?Just How Many Holy Grails of Science Are There??); Toscanini?s Ice Cream Propriety Gus Rancatore (Ig Nobel Chemistry Prize winner Mayu Yamamoto?s discovery of how to extract vanillin from cow dung?and applications of this for making delicious ice cream); Gus Rancatore (The 89th Anniversary of the Great Boston Molasses Flood); Elaine Chew and Alexandre Francois (A technical analysis of the music of P.D.Q. Bach); David Kessler and Joshua Kroll (?Technical Secrets of the Ig Nobel Ceremony?); and eight-year-old Miss Sweetie Poo will help ensure that all the talks are delightfully brief.
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