Webcast: 2006 Ig® Nobel Prize Ceremony
Can't attend the 2006 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony? Attend by Web: Watch the live Webcast. We'll start broadcasting over the Internet a few minutes before the show starts. And, if you miss the show altogether you can catch the Webcast afterward.
What You'll Need
We will broadcast in QuickTime. (Stay tuned for other formats; we're working on it.) To watch, make sure you have the latest version of QuickTime installed:
- Windows users can download the latest QuickTime from Apple.
- Mac users should already have QuickTime. To upgrade to the latest version use Software Update (in System Preferences) or download it from Apple.
Watch The Video
(Use the controls to skip around, if you like. The awarding of the prizes begins a little more than 1/3 of the way in.)
All times US/Eastern.
7:15 pm: Webcast begins
7:20 pm: Music & dance performance: "Inertia vs. Liszt"
7:30 pm: Ceremony proper
If your browser has problems with the link you can start the webcast manually.
- Make sure you have the latest version of QuickTime.
- Open QuickTime Player.
- Windows users will find it somewhere in Start > Programs.
- Mac users will find it in Applications (click on the desktop and then look in the Go menu).
- Select Open URL... from the File menu.
- Paste in the following link and click OK: rtsp://noxqt3.harvard.edu/ig2006
Thanks to generous support from the Harvard Extension School, Real Networks, and Apple. Special thanks to Bruce and Julian Petschek (et al.!) for shooting the video, to Richard Pauli of Real Networks for applying the Pauli Inclusion Principle, and to Mateja Miljacki of Apple for getting us up and running with the QuickTime webcast.And very, very special thanks to Dave Feldman for engineering and coordinating the broadcast.