Evergreen State College Welcomes Neil deGrasse Tyson
Posted: 18 April 2008 10:02 PM   [ Ignore ]
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April 29, 7:30 p.m

The Evergreen State College welcomes Neil deGrasse Tyson, one of today’s premiere leaders in science, astronomy, and education to Olympia for a presentation and question and answer session on April 29, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. at Evergreen’s College Recreation Center (CRC). Renowned astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, and host of PBS’s Nova ScienceNow, Dr. Tyson is a leading voice in astronomy who has appeared alongside Johnny Carson, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. The presentation is being offered in cooperation with KCTS9 Television and the Pacific Science Center in Seattle.

Tickets for the April 29 presentation are on sale now. The public can purchase tickets by phone at (360) 867-6833, online at http://www.buyolympia.com/events, or in person at The Evergreen State College book store, Rainy Day Records in Olympia, or the Communications Building Box Office at The Evergreen State College. The latter is open from noon to 3 p.m. on weekdays. Advance tickets are $20 for reserved section seating (not available at the door), $10 for adult general admission ($13 at the door) and $5 for student general admission ($8 at the door). Student prices apply to youth under age 16 or anyone with valid student ID (e.g. high school or college students). KCTS9 members receive a discount when they purchase online at http://www.buyolympia.com/events.

http://www.evergreen.edu/news/archive/2008/03/neildegrassetyson.htm

Anybody here on this forum going to this event?

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Posted: 19 April 2008 07:02 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Tyson is amazing. This is definitely a must-see event if you’re in the area. (I’m not, but he lives in NYC so we do get to see him more here ...)

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