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I got it from Agnes: Viennese version


The great song “I got it from Agnes” by the legendary Tom Lehrer concisely explains how chains of infection are created (see the original version: At the 7th Vienna Ball of Science Corona Edition ft. Science Busters the lesson in epidemiology was performed by Anne Wieben, accompanied by Nuno Maulide. And as an encore, we have specially created a karaoke version in Viennese! Have fun! Continue reading I got it from Agnes: Viennese version

Behind the Scenes! Sci Ball + Science Busters

Just in time for our video premiere on February 5th (21:30 on W24 and again on February 12th) we present a glance behind the scenes!

All photos (c) Roland Ferrigato

Corona Edition ft. Science Busters

There will not be a celebration of science in the ballroom this year. But we did prepare something else: a corona edition of the ball ft. Science Busters! On Friday the 5th of February at 21.30 you can watch this special show on W24, on our website and on our social media channels. The show will be repeated on February 12th. Unfortunately, it will only be available in German this time. Continue reading Corona Edition ft. Science Busters

Ronald S. Lauder: A sign of enlightenment

“I congratulate Mayor Dr. Michael Ludwig on his success in greatly fostering education, internationalism, and science in Vienna, and in creating for them the space that this extraordinary cosmopolitan city needs for its prosperous future. May the traditional Vienna Ball of Sciences continue to reflect a visible sign of enlightenment, of openness to the world, and of the joy of knowledge from the heart of Europe.”

Ronald S. Lauder is President of the World Jewish Congress and President of the Lauder Business School in Vienna.

Partners 2021: AIT

The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is Austria’s largest research and technology organisation. Among the European research institutes, AIT is a specialist in the key infrastructure issues of the future. As an Ingenious Partner to industry and public institutions, AIT is already researching and developing the technologies, methods and tools of tomorrow ‑ paving the way for the innovations of the day after tomorrow.

As one of our Partners 2021, the AIT enables us to carry out our campaign for more and better science communication in times of Corona and climate change. Thank you very much!