Neil deGrasse Tyson: Letters from an Astrophysicist
Monday, October 21 @ 7:30 pm$60 - $262
Chevalier Theatre welcomes back Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson for a special evening highlighting his new book, “Letters from an Astrophysicist.” Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose 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.
Tyson studied at Harvard University, the University of Texas at Austin and Columbia University. From 1995 to 2005, Tyson wrote monthly essays in the “Universe” column for Natural History magazine, some of which were later published in his books Death by Black Hole (2007) and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry(2017). Since 2009, Tyson hosted the weekly podcast StarTalk. A spin-off, also called StarTalk, began airing on National Geographic in 2015. In 2014, he hosted the television series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a successor to Carl Sagan’s 1980 series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.
Tickets are priced at $60 to $262 and include a copy of Tyson’s new book. They may be purchased through the Chevalier Theatre website/Ticketmaster. Tickets also may be purchased, free of online ordering fees, at the Chevalier Theatre Box Office, which is open on Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m., as well as two hours before every Chevalier Theatre show.