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In Photos: The Science and Silliness of the 2017 Ig Nobels

Goodbye, goodbye

(Image credit: M. Weisberger/Live Science)

Closing the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony was a heartfelt and extremely brief farewell address by Jean Berko Gleason, a professor emerita in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University, who delivered the equally pithy "Welcome Welcome" speech at the evening's start.