At the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston, come to the (annual!) Improbable Research show.
Where: Sheraton Boston Hotel (near the Prudential Center), Constitution Ballroom B
When: February 16, 2013, Saturday, 8:00-9:30 pm.
This show is FREE, and open to the general public — but space is limited, so get there a bit early. [TWITTER: #AAASmtg] Featuring:
- Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research
- George Wolford, Ig Nobel Prize winner (brain activity in a dead salmon)
- Dr. Deborah Anderson, Ig Nobel Prize winner (effect of Coca-Cola on sperm motility)
- Daniel Rosenberg (performing Moments of Science)
- Robin Abrahams (letter from the Chinese translator of the first Ig Nobel book)
- Corky White (“How I catered a Roman orgy for Harvard Professors”)
- Dr. Thomas Michel and soprano Maria Ferrante will perform songs from Ig Nobel Operas
- Gus Rancatore (of Toscanini’s Ice Cream, will unveil newly invented, scientifical ice cream flavors)
- With the assistance of human spotlights Jim Bredt and Katrina Rosenberg [pictured below], who will illuminate the proceedings
- With the assistance of majordomo Gary Dryfoos and minordomos Jenny Gutbezahl, Peaco Todd, et al.
- With the assistance of eight-year-old Miss Sweetie Poo, who will keep things moving briskly
- Others to be announced or inferred.