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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 …

Meteorites at the Arizona State Capitol!

Members of the Center for Meteorite Studies take space rocks to the 31st ASU Day at the Capitol! At this annual event highlighting ASU’s impact on the local community and …

Visitors from Another World!

Gazing at the night sky conjures deep questions about the universe. Meenakshi Wadhwa, professor in the School of Earth & Space Exploration and director of the Center for Meteorite Studies …

Night of the Open Door - Feb 25

Arizona State University will host ASU's Night of the Open Door from 3 PM to 9 PM, Saturday, February 25, 2017. Join us to celebrate the sciences, engineering, humanities and …

Behind the Scenes - Polishing Meteorites

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. student …

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Meteorite of the Month

Juancheng

February’s Meteorite of the Month is Juancheng, an H5 (ordinary) chondrite that fell late the night of February 15, 1997 in Shandong Province, China.  More than 1,000 individual stones, totaling …


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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