Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

An Astrophysicist Goes To The Movies


From Star Wars to Frozen to Titanic to The Martian, experience an entertaining and enlightening review of all the science that our favorite movies got wrong, combined with some of the stuff they got right! This event incorporates the latest films as well as some classics that you may not have known had any science in them at all. Visit San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at 7:30PM for an evening with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson: An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies followed by a Q&A for VIP ticket holders.


Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, planetary scientist, author and science communicator. Tyson studied at Harvard University, the University of Texas at Austin, and Columbia University. In 1994, he joined the Hayden Planetarium as a staff scientist and the Princeton faculty as a visiting research scientist and lecturer. Since 1996, he has been the 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.


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VIP Meet & Greet packages available.

Event Dates

  • Thursday, Oct 13 Center For The Performing Arts