The world looks different when you are scientifically literate. Explore just how different when Astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson reads the newspaper and helps you discover all that is funny, illuminating, and alarming about what appears in the world’s current events.
Tyson is the recipient of twenty honorary doctorates and the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award given by NASA to a non-government citizen. His contributions to the public appreciation of the cosmos have been recognized by the International Astronomical Union in their official naming of asteroid 13123 Tyson. On the lighter side, Tyson was voted Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive by People Magazine in 2000.
Tyson’s latest book, released in May 2017 is Astrophysics for People In A Hurry. This adorably readable book is an introduction to all that you’ve read and heard about what’s making news in the universe–consummated, in one place, succinctly presented, for people in a hurry.
Recently Tyson served as Executive Editor and on camera Host & Narrator for Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the 21st-century continuation of Carl Sagan’s landmark television series. The show began in March 2014 and ran thirteen episodes in Primetime on the FOX network, and appeared in 181 countries in 45 languages around the world on the National Geographic Channels. Cosmos, which is also available on DVD and BluRay, won four Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award, two Critics Choice awards, as well as a dozen other industry recognitions.
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson: An Astrophysicist Reads the Newspaper will be at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Sept. 28. Showtime is 7 PM. Tickets are $49-$99, with limited VIP seats at $250 including meet & greet. Contact the box office at 877-571-7469 for more information.