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2016 Nininger Award Application Open!

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce the application opportunity for the 2016 Nininger Meteorite Award for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research in …

Greetings from the Sonoran Desert!

Members of the Center for Meteorite Studies recently participated in their own meteorite hunt!  The expedition was part of an experiment to quantify the chemical and isotopic effects of terrestrial …

Greetings from Iceland!

Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa has just returned from a journey to Husavik, Iceland, where she was invited to speak at the Explorers Festival!  This is the latest in a series …

Center Director at SEDS ASU - Nov 16

Join the ASU branch of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) Wednesday, November 16, for a presentation by Center for Meteorite Studies Director Meenakshi Wadhwa! This …

Behind the Scenes - iCap Q!

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 Ph.D. candidate …

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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

Nuevo Mercurio

December’s Meteorite of the Month is Nuevo Mercurio, an H5 (ordinary) chondrite that fell the evening of December 15, 1978, in Zacatecas, Mexico. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 57): …


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