Schow Science Library presents the Ig Nobel Prizes webcast Thursday, September 12th at 6:00 p.m.

Join us at Schow Science Library room 027 on Thursday, September 12th. We will stream the live webcast of the 2019 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Enjoy free popcorn and beverages.

Improbable Research’s goal is to make people LAUGH, then THINK. They also hope to spur people’s curiosity, and to raise the question: How do you decide what’s important and what’s not, and what’s real and what’s not- in science and everywhere else?

Past winners include:

  • Research on the use of human saliva as a cleaning agent
  • Calculating the caloric intake from a human-cannibalism diet
  • “Nocturnal penile tumescence monitoring with stamps”

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