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New research in the Center

The recent annual meeting of the Meteoritical Society in Glasgow, Scotland, included new findings from Center researchers. Click on the titles below to learn more about what we're working on! PRESOLAR OXIDE AND CARBONCEOUS GRAINS IN ASTEROID RYUGU AND IVUNA. J. Barosch, B. De Gregorio, R. M. Stroud, L. R. Nittler and the Hayabusa2-initial-analysis Chemistry […]

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BCMS Goes Camping with the SESE Class of 2026

After a two-year hiatus, Camp SESE made a triumphant 2022 return September 9-11. Historically this annual 3-day weekend retreat from the Tempe campus to the cooler climes of Tonto National Forrest has allowed first-year students in the School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) to get to know their fellow class members, and be welcomed […]

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DART on target for Sept 26 Dimorphos impact

DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) is NASA’s first planetary defense test mission, and will be the first-ever space mission to demonstrate asteroid deflection by kinetic impactor – impacting an asteroid to adjust its speed and path. On September 26, DART will intentionally crash into Dimorphos, the asteroid moonlet of Didymos, to slightly change its motion […]

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Thanks for your Ask A Museum Day questions!

We had a great time answering your questions during the annual Ask A Museum event on social media – check out some of our favorites, below. Start prepping your questions for next year, and follow us on Twitter (@ASUMeteorites) for more online events! Click on the tweets below to see the full question and answer […]

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