As part of the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, and especially in honor of this year’s ceremony theme —“Nano” — five of the world’s great thinkers were invited to give Nano-Lectures.
Each Nano-Lecture was on an assigned topic. The lecturer was asked to explain
that topic twice:
The time and word limits were enforced by the Ig Nobel referee, Mr. John Barrett, and the Ig Nobel V-Chip Monitor, prominent New York attorney William J. Maloney.
Here are the complete transcripts of this year’s Nano-Lectures. Click to see each one:
This page is an overview (with an index) of the 5-part series. Click the links at the top of the page to see the body of the article.
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