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What is commonly known as The Hodges Meteorite, is called Sylacauga by those who study it. One such meteorite expert is Dr. Julia Cartwright, Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama, who is currently doing analysis on the meteorite to help us understand more about how this star fell on Alabama in 1954.

Watch this video to find out more about Sylacauga and Dr. Cartwright’s research!