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UC Merced professor urges more meteor awareness

MERCED -- It is possible to track and know when a meteor is coming toward Earth, said a retired astronomy professor who teaches general education courses at UC Merced.

"I just hope they are taken more seriously now," Breugel said of meteors.

However, Wil Van Breugel said Friday that more money and research are needed to be able to do that so people aren't caught unaware and unprepared when an impact occurs. 

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