Peter Utas and Barbara Broide are collectors of meteorites and have one of the most important private meteorite collections worldwide. Some of their meteorites are on display in the UCLA Meteorite Gallery. Peter Utas is an Emergency Medicine doctor in Glendale. His wife Barbara Broide is President of Westwood South of Santa Monica Blvd. Homeowners Association and a board member on the Westside Neighborhood Council as well as the Coalition for a Scenic Los Angeles. Peter has personally discovered many meteorites in the California and Arizona deserts.