Webcast: 2008 Ig® Nobel Prize Ceremony

What You'll Need

We broadcast the ceremony in QuickTime. To watch the HD stream, please make sure you have the latest version of QuickTime installed:

Watch The Webcast

The live webcast was available starting at 7:15 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, October 2, 2008.

Click below to watch the HD recorded video of the entire 2008 ceremony.

Ig 2008 webcast video


The lower-quality recorded video of the 2008 ceremony can be found on YouTube here, or by clicking below.


NOTE (cablecast): The live webcast was also telecast on MIT cable (channel 36 in SD and channel 62 in HD), and on cable channels at Gustavus Adolphus College, University of Wisconsin, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and elsewhere. If your school has an internal cable TV channel and would like to carry the 2008 webcast, please get in touch with our Ig cable broadcast team.

For all other inquiries about the Ig Nobel Prizes, please get in touch with Improbable Research.

Our thanks to...

Our webcast engineers are Quentin Smith and Joshua Kroll. Julia Lunetta is the Improbable webmaster. Webcast made possible by generous support from Harvard FAS Information Technology, MIT Student Cable, and The Tech, and by assistance from Harvard University Information Systems and from Wirecast.