UCLA Meteorite Exhibit Now Open

Both the LA Times and the Daily Bruin recently carried stories about a new meteorite museum/exhibit now open in the Geology Building.  Included is a chunk of the meteorite that created the well-known Meteor Crater in Arizona.

http://www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-meteorite-museum-20140111,0,7358495.story

http://dailybruin.com/2014/01/13/ucla-officially-opens-meteorite-gallery-with-interactive-exhibit/

Yours truly hasn’t been there yet, but here is the info:

WHERE: The museum is in Room 3697 of the Geology Building on the UCLA campus in Westwood. The address is 595 Charles E. Young Dr. East.

WHEN: Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays, and some weekend afternoons. On weekends, graduate students will be on hand to answer questions and discuss the collection.

ADMISSION: Free; map below:

Meanwhile, not to worry:


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