Famed astrophysicist to visit Wright State for the Presidential Lecture Series


Astrophysicist and host of PBS’s “NOVA ScienceNOW” Neil deGrasse Tyson will present his lecture “Ten Things You Need to Know about the Universe” in the Apollo Room on Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m.

Tyson’s presentation is part of the “Presidential Lecture Series” at Wright State, and will serve as part of the eighth annual “Honors Institute” organized by the Honors Program. The event is free and does not require registration.

Tyson was also one of the primary astrophysicists involved with revoking Pluto’s status as a planet, instead deeming it a dwarf planet.

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