Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies – Part II


Renowned astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson offers an entertaining and enlightening review of all the science that our favorite movies got wrong along with some of the things they got right with “An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies – Part II,” at San Jose Civic, Thursday, November 14. From the Wizard of Oz to Mary Poppins to 2011: A Space Odyssey to Harry Potter, the event incorporates the latest films as well as some classics that you may not have known had any science in them at all.  

Tickets are available via Ticketmaster, Friday, June 14, at 10AM. For general info, visit:  https://neildegrassetyson.com/


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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