‘Cosmos’ fans: Get your Neil deGrasse Tyson tickets

11 a.m. June 10 update: Tickets have been released early. Purchase them here.

Attention all geeks: Your favorite person and all-around Internet cool guy, Neil deGrasse Tyson, is coming to town. The astrophysicist, "Cosmos" host, science spokesperson, and Twitter must-follow announced a speaking tour today, and D.C. is the final stop on his six-city tour. Tickets ($65-$88) go on sale Friday are available now. The show at DAR Constitution Hall isn't until February 26, 2015. So plan ahead, lest you miss moments like these:

The show will consist of a presentation and an audience Q&A. Via a press release: "He often takes questions from children since he is fascinated with young ones who are interested in science." Bring your science questions and bring your kids (and train your kids to ask your science questions for you, so you'll be more likely to get called on!). Because:

Maura Judkis covers culture, food, and the arts for the Weekend section and Going Out Guide.



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