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:

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.)

Start the video now...


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.

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.