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Behind the Scenes: Furnace Drop Video!

Delve into current research at the Center with this periodic news feature, and catch a glimpse of what our students and scientists are working on right now! Ph.D. Candidate Emilie …

Center Student Receives Dwornik Award!

Congratulations to Center Ph.D. candidate Cameron Mercer, recipient of the prestigious 2016 Stephen E. Dwornik Award! The award was endowed in 1991 by Dr. Stephen E. Dwornik, who wished to …

CMS at Lunar & Planetary Science Conference!

This March, several members of the Center for Meteorites Studies presented new findings at the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC), in Houston, Texas.  The Center's presentations covered a …

Earth & Space Open House - April 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 …

Sun Devil Giving Day is March 17!

March 17 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 …

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Meteorite of the Month

Monahans (1998)

March’s meteorite of the month is Monahans (1998), an (H5) ordinary chondrite that fell in Ward County, Texas, the evening of March 22, 1998.   According to the Meteoritical Bulletin …


Graduate Student Spotlight: Emilie Dunham

Emilie Dunham received her B.S. in Astronomy (with minors in Geology and Physics) from Case Western Reserve University in 2014.  As an undergraduate student, Emilie worked with Dr. Ralph Harvey …


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