Students, faculty, staff, and a range of Northwestern University community members gathered May 14, 2015 for an exceptional evening with celebrated astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Dr. Tyson presented This Just In: Latest Discoveries in the Universe, a lively talk which blended his personal and professional spheres of astronomy, socio-politics, and popular culture. Students, encouraged by Dr. Tyson’s open approach and invitation to dialog, lined the aisles to ask questions after the talk.
Co-sponsors of the event included:
- Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics
- Northwestern University’s Contemporary Thought Speaker Series
- The Alumnae of Northwestern University
- Northwestern University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy
- Northwestern University’s RSG Communication Program