Hour One: 2001 Ig Nobel Awards

Guests:
2001 Ig Nobel Awards Ceremony Participants
Sanders Theater, Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The health effects of falling coconuts. The theological implications of black holes. And the physics behind why shower curtains billow inwards. In this hour, it's our annual broadcast of the Ig Nobel Awards: science that cannot—or should not—be reproduced. Plus, the ultimate in quickie weddings.

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