I received an email about this one and thought I should pass it on to my fellow New Yorkers…
What: A Scientist Goes to the Movies - The Matrix. The 1999 science fiction action film, The Matrix, describes a future in which the world we know is actually the Matrix, a simulated reality created by sentient machines. Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (American Museum of Natural History) and Corey Powell, Executive Editor at Discover Magazine, will show selected scenes and discuss the science onscreen.
Where: The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th St
When: Thursday, Nov. 8, 6:30 pm