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New research sheds light on dust in the early Solar System

The chondrite meteorites take their name from chondrules, the nearly spherical, silicate-rich particles they contain.  They are the most abundant type of stony meteorite, and contain some of the first …

Earth & Space Open House Feb 16

Join the Center for Meteorite Studies and School of Earth and Space Exploration for the first spring ASU Earth & Space Open House! 6:15 PM to 9:30 PM on the …

Nininger Meteorite Award application deadline is Jan 31

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Nininger Meteorite Award!   The Nininger Meteorite Award recognizes outstanding student achievement in the …

ASU Open Door event Feb 24

Join us to celebrate the sciences, engineering, humanities and the arts with ASU and Arizona families, at ASU's annual Open Door event! 1 PM to 6 PM, Saturday, February 24, …

Center Director on the Science Channel

Watch for Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa on the new season of the Science Channel's "How the Universe Works"!  She will be discussing the Solar System in Episode 3, which airs …

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The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University invites applications for 2 Postdoctoral Research Associates.  Click here for details!




Meteorite of the Month

Oued Bourdim 001

January's Meteorite of the Month is Oued Bourdim 001, a pallasite (PES) found in Morocco in 2014. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 104): In November, 2007, Brahim Oubadi from …


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