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May 8, 2017
VIP seating is available for Neil DeGrasse Tyson and includes premium seating, a copy of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry , and an exclusive post-show photo opportunity with Dr. Tyson. Purchasers will be contacted via email a few days prior to the actual show date with specific details.

All ticket purchases include a copy of Dr. Tyson's latest book, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, redeemable at the performance.


Astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson returns to San Francisco for an all-new live talk in connection with the release of his new book , Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.

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.

Tyson is the fifth head of the world-renowned Hayden Planetarium in New York City and the first occupant of its Frederick P. Rose Directorship. He is also a research associate of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History.

SHN is proud to be the official ticketing partner for this engagement.

LEARN: haydenplanetarium.org/tyson


Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
at Grove St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Plan Your Visit!

May 8 at 7:30pm

Running Time: 
Approximately 2 hours, followed by a Q&A session.

Age Recommendation: 
While Dr. Tyson's talk is an all-ages show, some content may be PG-13 rated. No children under 5 allowed.


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