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Buseck Center for Meteorite Studies


Nakhla is a martian achondrite that fell June 28th, 1911, in Al Buhayrah, Egypt. At the time of the fall, a newspaper article was published claiming the meteorite had hit a dog on entry.  This was never proven, but did inspire a Peanuts cartoon strip, in which Linus and Charlie Brown discuss the meteorite striking […]

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Congratulations, Class of 2024!

The Buseck Center for Meteorite Studies congratulations the graduating class of 2024! In partnership with the School of Earth and Space Exploration, the Center dedicates a meteorite to each ASU graduating class. The dedicated piece is currently on display in the Gallery of Exploration, on the ground floor of Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV. […]

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The Undertones… in Space!

ASU jazz a cappella group The Undertones, which includes Center affiliated student Eric Orson, recently performed The Undertones… in Space! live in the School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) Marston Exploration Theater, in conjunction with SESE’s 3D Astronomy Show. The Undertones have performed at ASU’s Change the World, Barrett Talent Showcase, Homecoming Block Party, […]

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