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Earth & Space Open House - Oct 14

Join the School of Earth and Space Exploration for the ASU Earth & Space Open House from 7-10 PM on the ASU Tempe Campus!  Visit the Meteorite Gallery on the …

Meteorite or Meteorwrong? Center Curator Featured in New Article

Center Curator and Collection Manager Laurence Garvie is featured in a recent story discussing meteorite identification.  The article, published in the Wall Street Journal, explores the recent national surge in …

2016 Nininger Award Application Open!

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce the application opportunity for the 2016 Nininger Meteorite Award for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research in …

Ask a Curator Day 2016

Ask a Curator Day was September 14th, but you may email (meteorites@asu.edu) or tweet (@ASUMeteorites) the Center with your questions anytime!  Ask a Curator Day 2016 is here! For one …

Win a tour of the ASU meteorite collection with Sun Devil Rewards!

Sun Devil Rewards is ASU’s gift to alumni, fans, students — the entire Sun Devil community. It’s a program that rewards you for your loyalty, enthusiam and Maroon and Gold …

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Graduate Student Spotlight - Prajkta Mane

Prajkta Mane received her B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Mumbai (St. Xavier’s College) in 2008, followed by her M.Sc. in Applied Geology from the Indian Institute of Technology …


Meteorite of the Month

Manych

October’s Meteorite of the Month is Manych, an LL3.4 (ordinary) chondrite that fell in the Stavropol region of Russia. While the first 1.86 kg stone was found shortly after it …


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