Demographic Shift

News accounts have focused on this chart in Gov. Brown's recent budget proposal which shows the Latino/Hispanic state population exceeding the white-Anglo population by July.  That the shift would occur sometime this decade was obvious from the 2010 Census.  A news account indicates that the shift will occur in March.  Clearly, putting an exact date … Continue reading Demographic Shift

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.storyhttp://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 … Continue reading UCLA Meteorite Exhibit Now Open