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Clean lab curling – go, Team Isotopes!

Members of the Center's clean lab curling team (seen here, training for the Clean Lab Olympics) were recently featured in a tweet by Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa.  The photo was not only retweeted by Curling Las Vegas, but also by @TeamShuster, the 2018 Men's Olympic curling gold medalists.  Go, Team Isotopes! Inspired by @TeamShuster & […]

Sun Devil Giving Day is March 22

March 22 is Sun Devil Giving Day – 24 hours to show the world what you can accomplish when you join forces to support Arizona State University!   This day of giving is a way for you to support the Center for Meteorite Studies (CMS). Every dollar counts, and your gift helps support our pursuit […]

Earth & Space Open House - April 13

Join the Center for Meteorite Studies and School of Earth and Space Exploration for the next spring ASU Earth & Space Open House!   Friday, April 13, from 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM on the ASU Tempe Campus   Open House: Visit the Meteorite Gallery on the second floor of ISTB4, and touch real meteorites! […]


March's meteorite of the month is Bishopville, an aubrite that fell in Sumter County, South Carolina, on March 25, 1843.  According to Nininger (Meteoritics vol 19): Its meteor and the explosion which accompanied the fall were witnessed over an area 30 to 40 miles in diameter. One six-kilogram stone was seen to strike the Earth […]

NASA Group Achievement Award

Congratulations to the OSIRIS-REx Mission Team, recent recipient of a NASA Group Achievement Award!  The award recognizes exceptional scientific, engineering, and management expertise and dedication in the development of the flight system for the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission.  Team member and Center for Meteorite Studies Assistant Director, Dr. Devin Schrader provides sample science support for […]

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