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An Evening of Scientific Inquiry with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Omaha Downtown
Omaha, NE
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Apostacon is proud to present

An Evening of Scientific Inquiry

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Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

5:00pm - 6:30pm VIP Dinner featuring Dr. Tyson (VIP TICKET REQUIRED)

6:00pm Doors open for general seating

7:00pm - 8:30pm Dr Tyson will give his presentation, topic TBA Included in ALL ticket prices (Student & Preferred seating SOLD OUT)

8:30pm - 9:30pm Post lecture reception with Dr. Tyson, cash bar (RECEPTION TICKET REQUIRED)---SOLD OUT

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Neil deGrasse Tyson was born and raised in New York City where he was educated in the public schools clear through his graduation from the Bronx High School of Science. Tyson went on to earn his BA in Physics from Harvard and his PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia.

Tyson's professional research interests are broad, but include star formation, exploding stars, dwarf galaxies, and the structure of our Milky Way.

In addition to dozens of professional publications, Dr. Tyson has written, and continues to write for the public.  He has published many books including:  Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier, Death By Black Hole and Other Cosmic Quandaries, and The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet.

He has hosted several television and radio shows.  For five seasons, beginning in the fall of 2006, Tyson appeared as the on-camera host of PBS-NOVA's spinoff program NOVA ScienceNOW.  StarTalk Radio combines celebrity guests with informative yet playful banter.  Currently, Tyson stars in the 21st century reboot of Carl Sagan's landmark television series COSMOS which can be seen on the FOX network on Sunday evenings.

On the lighter side, Tyson was voted "Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive" by People Magazine in 2000.

Tyson is the first occupant of the Frederick P. Rose Directorship of the Hayden Planetarium, and he lives in New York City with his wife and two children.

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For further information on hotel rooms and information on parking, please visit:

http://www.apostacon.org/#!venue/c1d27

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For questions regarding the Evening of Scientific Inquiry, please email registration@apostacon.org


To take advantage of an entire weekend of amazing science and skeptic speakers, child care options, AND get a super discount to see Dr. Tyson, please visit us at
http://www.apostacon.org/

Prices subject to change without notice.

Image of Dr. Tyson is ©2013 AMNH, Photo by Roderick Mickens
"About Neil DeGrasse Tyson." Hayden Planetarium. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Mar. 2014.
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Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Omaha Downtown (View)
1616 Dodge St.
Omaha, NE 68102
United States


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Education > Other
Other > Other
Other > Technology

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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