Center for Meteorite Studies

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Behind the Scenes - Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer

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! Center Post Doctoral …

Asteroid Alteration!

New article helps pinpoint alteration by water or heat on asteroids! Working with colleagues from the Carnegie Institution of Washington and Smithsonian Institution, CMS Assistant Director Dr. Devin Schrader has …

Welcome Dr. Vinai Rai!

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Vinai Rai has joined the Center for Meteorite Studies! Dr. Rai has extensive experience with a variety of mass spectrometry techniques for addressing …

New Discoveries Lecture August 25!

Join ASU's School of Earth & Space Exploration for Dr. David Williams' upcoming New Discoveries lecture "Asteroids, Ion Propulsion and NASA's Dawn Mission to Vesta and Ceres"! The Main Asteroid Belt is …

New Center Outreach Program in Vermont!

Center for Meteorite Studies Research Scientist Amy Jurewicz has established a new meteorite outreach program in collaboration with the Montshire Museum of Science, in Norwich, Vermont.  Using touchable meteorites and …

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Graduate Student Spotlight - Prajkta Mane

Prajkta Mane received her B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Mumbai (St. Xavier’s College) in 2008, followed by her M.Sc. in Applied Geology from the Indian Institute of Technology …

Meteorite of the Month

Mayo Belwa

August’s Meteorite of the Month is Mayo Belwa, an aubrite (achondrite) that fell August 3, 1974, in the Adamawa district of Nigeria. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 55): A …

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