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Doctor Neil Degrasse Tyson spoke to an audience at Cordiner Hall on the Whitman College campus Thursday night and is scheduled for another show Friday night. Doctor Neil Degrasse Tyson spoke to an audience at Cordiner Hall on the Whitman College campus Thursday night and is scheduled for another show Friday night.
WALLA WALLA, WA - Doctor Neil Degrasse Tyson spoke to an audience at Cordiner Hall on the Whitman College campus Thursday night and is scheduled for another show Friday night.

But the few dozen students were able to have a private sit-down conversation with the celebrity at Mainstreet Studios.

Tyson is known as the leading astrophysicist in the United States, serving on presidential commissions, making recommendations to the government and NASA. 

Recently he has gained popularity thanks to the resurgence of the TV series "Cosmos".
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