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Large turnout for Bucksbaum Lecture with Neil deGrasse Tyson

October 25, 2013

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will discuss “The Sky is Not the Limit” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Drake University Knapp Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the lecture is free and open to the public.

Due to the large turnout expected at this lecture please note the following:

  • No lines may form for entry until 3 p.m. on Oct. 29. Lines will form in designated areas outside of the Knapp Center, 2601 Forest Ave. If you are on the reserved seating list, please check in at the Northeast doors of the Knapp Center.
  • We will not allow anyone to camp outside the building. Camping includes, but is not limited to, using or bringing chairs, tents, sleeping bags, etc.
  • You may not hold a place in line for others. If you wish to sit together as a group, everyone in your party must be present to wait in line.
  • Should you leave after entering the Knapp Center, no re-entry will be permitted.

Visit for more information about the lecture, which is presented as the 31st installment in The Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series. The series is made possible by a gift from Melva and the late Martin Bucksbaum, longtime member of Drake's governing board. Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lectureship Committee: Neil Hamilton (chair), Julian Archer, James Autry, Pamela Bass-Bookey, Melva Bucksbaum, Michael Gartner, G. David Hurd, Janis Ruan, Mary Bucksbaum Scanlon, and Eleanor Zeff.