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20th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony

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Uploaded on Oct 8, 2010

The 2010 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony took place on Thursday, September 30th at Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Ceremony details: http://improbable.com/ig/2010/
Winners: http://improbable.com/ig/winners/#ig2010
Other participants: http://improbable.com/ig/2010/ignitar...

How & Why to Write a Bacterial Opera:
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/dis...

TIMECODES FOR PARTICULAR IG HIGHLIGHTS
(NB: YouTube does not currently support timecodes past 60 minutes. Our apologies.)

Pre-ceremony concert of depressing Russian classical music (DEBORAH HENSON-CONANT)
(0:00)

The ceremony begins
(7:00)

Parade of the audience delegations (introduced by KAREN HOPKIN)
(11:00)

Introduction of the Nobel Laureates and Other Personages (MARC ABRAHAMS introduces SHELDON GLASHOW, ROY GLAUBER, FRANK WILCZEK, JAMES MULLER, WILLIAM LIPSCOMB, JEROME FRIEDMAN, et al.)
(17:00)

Traditional Welcome Welcome Speech
(23:00)

Microbial concert (EVELYN EVELYN — AMANDA PALMER & JASON WEBLEY, with NEIL GAIMAN)
(24:00)

Return of Past Ig Nobel Prize winners( CHRISTOPHER CHABRIS, TOSHIYUKI NAKAGAKI & ATSUSHI TERO, DON FEATHERSTONE, FRANCIS FESMIRE, DAN ARIELY, KEES MOELIKER, ELENA BODNAR, DR. NAKAMATSU)
(34:00)

Keynote Address (RICHARD LOSICK)
(46:00)

Engineering Prize
(50:00)

Medicine Prize
(52:00)

The Bacterial Opera — Act 1 (MARIA FERRANTE, BEN SEARS, ROBERTA GILBERT, THOMAS MICHEL, JENNY GUTBEZAHL, BRANDEN GRIMMETT, MAESTRO DAVID STOCKTON)
(54:30)

Transportation Planning Prize
(64:00 / 1:04:00)

The Bacterial Opera — Act 2
(67:20 / 1:07:20)

Physics Prize
(71:00 / 1:11:00)

The 24/7 Lectures (TOSHIYUKI NAKAGAKI, MARY ELLEN DAVEY, NEIL GAIMAN)
(74:00 / 1:14:00)

Peace Prize
(78:00 / 1:18:00)

Public Health Prize
(82:00 / 1:22:00)

The Bacterial Opera — Act 3
(89:10 / 1:29:10)

Economics Prize
(94:00 / 1:34:00)

Chemistry Prize
(95:00 / 1:35:00)

The Big Question (FRANK WILCZEK, SHELDON GLASHOW, DR. NAKAMATSU)
(97:00 / 1:37:00)

The Win-a-Date-With-a-Nobel-Laureate Contest
(101:00 / 1:41:00)

Management Prize
(103:00 1:43:00)

Biology Prize
(106:00 / 1:46:00)

Ceremonial Handshake With Professor Lipscomb
(109:00 / 1:49:00)

The Bacterial Opera - Act 4
(112:00 / 1:52:00)

Traditional Goodbye Goodbye Speech
(121:00 / 2:01:00)

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