Western University meteor expert to speak about Earth-shattering Russian event

Western University astronomy professor Margaret Campbell-Brown is available to speak with media about the meteor that exploded over Russia early this morning, which is considered by scientists to be the largest recorded object to strike the Earth in more than a century.

Campbell-Brown (http://meteor.uwo.ca/%7emcampbell/) from Western’s Department of Physics & Astronomy, is a member of the Western Meteor Group (http://meteor.uwo.ca/) and the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (http://cpsx.uwo.ca/).

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