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'Rock Star Scientist" Speaks at Kingsbury Hall

A SELL OUT AUDIENCE OF NEARLY 2000 GAVE SEVERAL STANDING OVATIONS WEDNESDAY NIGHT -- IN KINGSBURY HALL, AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH -- TO A SCIENTIST.

ASTROPHYSICIST NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON SPENT NEARLY THREE HOURS ON STAGE, ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO PURSUE SCIENTIFIC ENDEAVORS... AND TO GET OVER THE FACT, PLUTO IS NO LONGER CONSIDERED A PLANET.

INTRODUCED AS THE "ROCK STAR OF SCIENCE," TYSON'S VISIT WAS SO POPULAR... THE 'U' HAD THREE, LIVE REMOTE VIEWING LOCATIONS ACROSS CAMPUS... WHERE ANOTHER 12-HUNDRED PEOPLE HEARD HIM TOUT THE VALUE OF CURIOSITY AND DISCOVERY.

 

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