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Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson: An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

12/07 7:00 PM


2 1/2 hours incl. Q&A

Event Description

From Star Wars to Frozen to The Titanic to The Martian. Experience an entertaining and enlightening review of all the science that our favorite movies got wrong, combined with some of the stuff they got right. This event incorporates the latest films as well as some classics that you may not have known had any science in them at all.

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, planetary scientist, author and science communicator. Tyson studied at Harvard University, the University of Texas at Austin, and Columbia University. In 1994, he joined the Hayden Planetarium as a staff scientist and the Princeton faculty as a visiting research scientist and lecturer.  Since 1996, he has been the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. The center is part of the American Museum of Natural History, where Tyson founded the Department of Astrophysics in 1997 and has been a research associate in the department since 2003.

Tickets are $49-$99 depending on seat location, with limited VIP seats at $250 including meet & greet.  Discounts are available for members.  Please contact the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information. 

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Please note, for the comfort and safety of all of our patrons, staff, volunteers and performers/artists, we respectfully require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result for a COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of your visit to the theatre. Children under 12 are exempt, provided they are accompanied by an adult who is fully vaccinated. Information will be checked against a valid photo ID prior to entry and the wearing of CDC-approved masks is required while inside the theatre.

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