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An Evening With Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson

When:

Sat 22 Aug 2015, 5:30pm–10:00pm

Where: Hordern Pavilion, 1 Driver Ave, Moore Park, New South Wales

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Meet & Greet: $363.45
  • Premium Reserve: $175.86
  • A Reserve: $159.55
  • B Reserve: $122.50
  • C Reserve: $88.19
  • Student: $66.10
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You might know him as the host of Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey or the new tv-series StarTalk. Maybe as the head of the world-renowned Hayden Planetarium in New York City or the author of ten books including Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier or Death By Black Hole and Other Cosmic Quandaries. He is also the namesake of asteroid "13123 Tyson" and known as the "Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive," but mostly he is world renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Neil deGrasse Tyson is the worlds most renowned astrophysicist, cosmologist, author and science communicator today. Born and raised in New York City, Tyson went from the Bronx High School of Science to earn his BA in Physics from Harvard University and his PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia University. Tyson's professional research interests include star formation, exploding stars, dwarf galaxies, and the structure of our Milky Way.

Tyson was a monthly essayist for Natural History magazine under the title Universe. Among Tyson's ten books is his memoir The Sky is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist; New York Times bestseller Death By Black Hole and Other Cosmic Quandaries. Tyson also authored The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet which was turned into "The Pluto Files" documentary and Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution which is the companion book to the 4-part mini-series Origins, in which Tyson served as on-camera host. Tyson served as the Executive Editor and on camera Host & Narrator for Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the 21st century reboot of Carl Sagan's landmark tv-series. The series has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Documentary. Most recently, Tyson will appear on the late night comedic talk show StarTalk, airing in Australia in April.

In 2012, Tyson released his tenth book, containing every thought he has ever had on the past, present, and future of space exploration: Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier.

Tyson is the head of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City and is also the founder and a research associate of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History.Twice, Tyson was appointed by President Bush to serve on government commissions, first studying the Future of the US Aerospace Industry then advising on the Implementation of the United States Space Exploration Policy. NASA also appointed Tyson to serve on its prestigious Advisory Council.

Tyson is the recipient of eighteen 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.