The New Jersey Performing Arts Center present famed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson – the host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey on FOX, and NOVA ScienceNOW and Origins on PBS – returns by popular demand with a fun, family-friendly evening designed to help unravel the mysteries of modern science.
A world-renowned science communicator, Neil deGrasse Tyson has transported viewers to the nucleus of an atom and to the farthest reaches of the universe. In addition to his work on television, he is a New York Times best-selling author whose books include Death by Black Hole & Other Cosmic Quandaries, Welcome to the Universe, and last year’s Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.
Currently the head of NYC’s Hayden Planetarium and a research associate in the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History, Tyson is the recipient of 20 honorary doctorates as well as the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award given by NASA to a non-government citizen.
For this entertaining, family-friendly event, Tyson will host a fascinating multi-media presentation and conduct a Q&A session with audience members.
Neil deGrasse Tyson, will return to the NJPAC stage on Friday December 5th at 7:30PM. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 27th at 10:00AM. For tickets visit NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) or the NJPAC Box Office