Hi, we are your hosts here at Moments of Science. On the left is Bjoost Bjonsen, and on the right is Djaniel Robergsen. We are Performing Scientists at the IgNobel Prize ceremony, originally the Keystone Chemists of MIT Building 20 Robot Party.
Historical Ig Notes, recorded in the notebook IgNobel Thoughts, provide a chronology of Moments of Science.
1996: Bucket of Light, Liquid nitrogen Balloon Blow-up.
1997: Bouncing Balls, Color changing reaction with inflating hand.
1998: Suck a 55 gal. drum, Blow a Beachball/Atlas Mugged.
1999: Rotating Saddle Paul trap for Soccer Ball, Blowing up a bucket full of styrofoam peanuts.
2000: Crystallization Cascade, Digital fountain of ping pong balls.
2001: Chemiluminescent solutions and light sticks, Smashing cinderblock on guy in Bed of Nails sandwich.
2002: Van de Graaf generator follies, Pyrex jar disappears when immersed in salad oil.
2003: Hovercraft kid, Trashcan vortex cannon.
2004: Liquid nitrogen shrinks a balloon, gorilla walking video.
2005: Gases and balloons, Electromagnetic ring flinger.
2006: Three dumbell experiment, Big Bang lifts Trash Can.
I, Djaniel, am the keeper of the site. You can reach me at my gmail account.
The first Ig Nobel Moment of Science was in 1996. Click the year to open the notebook page describing the experiments.