Classes Without Quizzes explores asteroids, comets and collisions with Earth

Western University’s popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, will provide a view from space on Thursday, March 20, exploring the constant bombardment of Earth by meteor storms and asteroids.

Western Astronomy professor Margaret Campbell-Brown will present, “When Worlds Collide: Asteroids, Comets and the Earth”, discussing how to see these cosmic intruders, their capabilities, and whether we’ll have advance notice about the next big one.

Lecturer: Margaret Campbell-Brown, Associate Professor, Western’s Department of Physics & Astronomy

Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Time: 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)

Location: Stevenson Hunt Room, Central Branch, London Public Library, 251 Dundas Street

Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP online at

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At Classes Without Quizzes events, members of the London area can enjoy monthly topical and entertaining lectures from some of Western’s top faculty.

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