SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -

Award-winning astrophysicist and host of FOX's Cosmos is set to speak in Sioux Falls at Augustana University in 2017.

According to Augustana University, he will speak at the Boe Forum on Public Affairs March 20, 2017 at the Elmen Center on campus.

Tickets to see him speak are free and are available starting Nov. 16.

"This is an exceptional year for science and discovery at Augustana and we are honored to host a scientist of such caliber as Neil deGrasse Tyson on our campus," says Augustana University President Rob Oliver.

Among the list of previous speakers for the Boe Forum are Former U.S. Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright and Microsoft Executive Robbie Bach. The forum began in 1995.