Largest Group Of Nobel Laureates To Remove A Sword From Someone's Throat

United States Dan Meyer

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States / October 1, 2009

On October 1, 2009, during the 19th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts, eight Nobel Prize Laureates removed a 22-inch solid steel sword from Ig Nobel Prize Laureate sword swallower Dan Meyer’s throat.

The Nobel Laureates involved:[
Rich Roberts][] - Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine, 1993[
Wolfgang Ketterle][] - Nobel Prize in Physics, 2001[
Dudley Herschbach][] - Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1986[
Paul Krugman][] - Nobel Prize in Economics, 2008[
Roy Glauber][] - Nobel Prize in Physics, 2005[
Frank Wilczek][] - Nobel Prize in Physics, 2004[
Martin Chalfie][] - Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2008[
William Lipscomb][] - Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1976


Rich Roberts]: [
Wolfgang Ketterle]: [
Dudley Herschbach]:
R.Herschbach [
Paul Krugman]:
Krugman [
Roy Glauber]: [
Frank Wilczek]: [
Martin Chalfie]:
Chalfie [
William Lipscomb]:

- sword swallower must be a legitimate sword swallower officially verified and recognized by the Sword Swallowers Association International 
- sword must be a solid steel non-retractable sword with a blade at least 15 inches in length
- Nobel Laureates must be recognized bonafide Nobel Laureates who have actually been awarded an official Nobel Prize

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