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  • A Much-Anticipated Comeback of Quantum Potential Stand-Up Show in Sochi

    Who’s an aerospace engineer and can you become one at the age of seven? Where do theoretical physicists travel and what do they actually do? How can you turn research into a viable business? These are the topics from Quantum Potential, ITMO’s original science stand-up comedy show, which was held in Sochi as part of the evening program of the Congress of Young Scientists 2022.


  • That’s Progress: ITMO Launches Pop-Sci Comedy Show on Research News

    Is it true that scientists in Japan can erase memories? What are xenobots? Can AI predict car accidents and, most importantly, is Pac-Man dumb? Boost your Russian skills by getting deep into the world of scientific jokes with ITMO’s new show That’s Progress!


  • Stand-Up Specials to Beat the Fall Blues

    Rainy gray November getting you down? Laugh it off! Here are our top picks for funny, intelligent, and mood-boosting comedy specials that will cheer you up even on the gloomiest day.


  • Top Five: Podcasts Against Boredom

    Self-isolation got you yawning? From music, sci-fi and comedy to history and art, here are some tip-top podcasts serving some essential mental nourishment!


  • Movie Fridays: Middleditch & Schwartz

    Looking for something fun to watch? You better have some laughing stamina, because Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz’s new Netflix comedy specials are not messing around


  • This Stay-at-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: Online Theater and Comedy Performances

    This weekend, wash your hands like Lady Macbeth and treat yourself to some top-notch, chef’s kiss theater and comedy performances streamed directly into your home!


  • Quantum Potential: 400+ Attend the 4th ITMO Science Stand-Up Show

    Why do programmers need to improve their skills if we have smart devices and algorithms? Why don’t we all live in smart-homes, fly auto-piloted drones and read each other’s minds? What do genetic tests actually tell us? All of this was talked or, rather, joked about on the stage of the Kosmonavt Club by stand-up comedians participating in “Quantum Potential”. This was the fourth show of this ITMO-based stand-up club. 


  • Funny Science: ITMO Hosts Its First-Ever Science Stand-Up Show "Quantum Potential"

    Scientists are often asked about their work, but that usually happens at long lectures and with a straight face. Yes, science is very serious, but you can treat it with humor just as any other work! ITMO University organized the first scientific stand-up club "Quantum Potential" where scientists can finally joke about their work. ITMO.NEWS recorded the most amusing quotes.