Ebert to Discuss Asteroids At UB At Sunrise Breakfast

By Mary Beth Spina

Release Date: April 7, 1997 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The sky is falling? An omen of the end of the planet?

Charles H.V. Ebert, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Geography at the University at Buffalo and a nationally known expert on natural disasters, will discuss "Asteroids: A Menace From Space" at the next UB at Sunrise breakfast lecture, to be held at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 17, in the Center for Tomorrow on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

Ebert will discuss how a collision between this planet and one of the asteroids that cross its orbit may have been responsible for drastic changes in the evolution of life on Earth.

The cost of the program, which includes breakfast and the lecture, is $10 for UB Alumni Association members and $12 for all others.

It is sponsored and supported by the UB Alumni Association, UB News Services, and the offices of Publications and Conferences and Special Events at UB. Additional support is provided by the Office of University Development and the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Urban Affairs, both at UB. The Buffalo Marriott is a corporate sponsor of the UB at Sunrise Series.

Call 716-829-2608 for information and registration.