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Physics and Astronomy Department Seminar: Dr. Monika Kress & Dr. Michael Kaufman
Start Date: 3/7/2013Start Time: 4:15 PM
End Date: 3/7/2013End Time: 5:15 PM

Event Description:

Department of Physics and Astronomy

SEMINAR

 

Title:

"Look Out Above: Meteor Physics and Meteor Risk"

 

By:

Dr. Monika Kress and Dr. Michael Kaufman

Department of Physics and Astronomy

San Jose State University

 

Thursday, March 7, 2013

4:15 p.m.

SCI 242

Abstract:

The recent large meteor that fell in Russia has focused attention on the meteor risk. But how big is that risk? And what really happens when a piece of rock from space enters the atmosphere? Drs. Kress and Kaufman will discuss the sources, statistics and physics of meteors.

 

Refreshments will be served at 4:00 p.m.

Location Information:
SJSU Main Campus - Science Building
Contact Information:
Name: Bertha Aguayo
Phone: 924-5412
Email: Bertha.Aguayo@sjsu.edu

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