Neil deGrasse Tyson visits UI campus

Neil deGrasse Tyson visits UI campus

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The famous astrophysicist gives 2012-2013 Distinguished Lecture
Classroom full of students with a man dancing in front.Neil deGrasse Tyson visits the Life in the Universe class Tuesday afternoon before his evening lecture. Photos by Bill Adams.

Celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson visited the University of Iowa this week. Tyson stopped by an astronomy class, held court in a casual chat with invited faculty and students, strolled the streets of Iowa City, and gave a spirited public talk at the Memorial Union.

His visit was sponsored the University Lecture Committee as part of the 2012-2013 Distinguished Lecturer series. Click the photos below to follow Tyson's tour.


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