meteor experts

 


11/17/98


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PEOPLE: Experts on Meteor Showers --- The Leonid meteor shower is scheduled to streak through the skies today. Cal State L.A. has faculty experts available to speak to the media about meteor showers as well as other astronomical phenomenon. Listed below are two professors among many at Cal State L.A. with such expertise.

If you need a quick directory of experts for other breaking news items, go directly to Guide to the Experts at Cal State L.A. The on-line media guide includes 360 experts from Cal State L.A. who are available and willing to speak to the media.

For assistance, contact the Cal State L.A. Office of Publications/Public Affairs at (323) 343-3050.

Robert H. Carr
Professor of Physics; Coordinator, Physical Science Program; Ph.D., Iowa State University
Dr. Carr is an expert in cryogenics and solid state physics, as well as in computer-assisted instruction. He coordinates the interdisciplinary Physical Science bachelor's degree and credential program.

Milan Mijic
Associate Professor of Physics; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Dr. Mijic is an expert in astronomy and cosmology. He has published articles on "Quantum Squeezing and Late Time Classical Behavior of Massive Fields in Expanding Roberts on Walker Universe," "Vacuum Fluctuations as a Source of Primordial Perturbations in Exact Scalar Field Driven Cosmologies," and "Particle Production and Classical Condensates in De Sitter Space."

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