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Science editor David Levy to present BYU forum address March 22

David H. Levy, science editor for Parade Magazine, will speak at Brigham Young University Tuesday, March 22, at 11 a.m. in the Marriott Center for a campus forum.

The title of his address is "Jupiter, Shoemaker-Levy 9: The Great Comet Collision."

Live broadcasts are available on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), BYU-Television, KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Radio and byubroadcasting.org, as well as on campus in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium and the Varsity Theater in the Wilkinson Student Center. Rebroadcast information is available at www.byubroadcasting.org.

Levy received his bachelor's degree from Acadia University and master's degree in English from Queen's University in Canada.

In 1998, Levy won an Emmy as part of the writing team for the Discovery Channel documentary, "Three Minutes to Impact." He has been awarded four honorary doctorates and has an asteroid named in his honor.

In addition to his responsibilities for Parade Magazine, Levy is also a contributing editor for Sky and Telescope Magazine, and his "Nightfall" feature appears in each issue of the Canadian magazine Skynews.

Levy has given nearly 1,000 lectures and major interviews, and has appeared on such television programs as "The Today Show," "Good Morning America," the National Geographic special "Asteroids: Deadly Impact" and ABC's "World News Tonight."

Levy and his wife, Wendee, host a weekly radio show available worldwide at www.letstalkstars.com and currently reside in Vail, Ariz.

Writer: James McCoy

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