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Neil deGrasse Tyson coming to St. Louis

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EXCLUSIVE - Neil deGrasse Tyson poses backstage at the Television Academy's Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images) EXCLUSIVE - Neil deGrasse Tyson poses backstage at the Television Academy's Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Famed astrophysicist Neil deGreasse Tyson will make a stop at the Peabody Opera House in 2017.

Tyson will be in town promoting his new book "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" on Thursday, May 18.

A news release says Tyson will explore the "perennial mismatch between collective expectations of where we should be in space by now and the geopolitical, cultural, and economic realities that limit it."

Tickets will range in price from $39 - $117.

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