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Neil DeGrasse Tyson — This Just In: Latest Discoveries in the Universe

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist, Author, and Science Communicator

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

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