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Center student receives Wiley Award

Congratulations to Center Ph.D. Candidate Daniel Dunlap for receiving the 2017 Wiley Award, given each year for outstanding oral presentations by students at the Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society! …

New paper on meteorite parent bodies

While we know that the majority of meteorites recovered on Earth originate in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, determining exactly which asteroids specific meteorites come from is a …

Ask a Curator Day 2017 - Sep 13

Ask a Curator Day 2017 is is almost here! For one day only, September 13, curators around the world are standing by to answer your questions! Use the hashtag #AskaCurator …

Earth and Space Open House - Sep 15

Please join us for the first Earth & Space Open House of the Fall semester! This month, we explore the diversity of planets outside our solar system with a keynote …

Sericho

September's Meteorite of the Month is Sericho, a pallasite found in Kenya in 2016. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 106, in prep): In 2016, two brothers were searching for …

Perseid Meteor Shower!

The Perseid meteor shower is at its peak August 11 to 13, so make sure to take in the show!  The yearly Perseid meteor shower is the result of Earth's …

Celebrate the Solar Eclipse at ASU!

Look no further astronomy lovers, the School of Earth and Space Exploration at ASU is hosting a Solar Eclipse 2017 viewing experience on Monday, Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Join us on Hayden Lawn …

Center Welcomes Gabriel de Souza Franco!

We are pleased to welcome Gabriel de Souza Franco, a new Ph.D. student in the Center for Meteorite Studies!  Gabriel received his M.Sc. in 2017, from the University of Brasilia, …

Center Members Present Research at MetSoc!

This July, members of the Center for Meteorite Studies joined colleauges from around the world to present new findings at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (MetSoc) held …

Asteroid Named for Center Assistant Director!

Congratulations to Center Assistant Director Devin Schrader for having an asteroid named in his honor! Asteroid (117581) Devinschrader was discovered in 2005 by Mount Lemmon Survey at Mount Lemmon, Arizona. …
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Meteorite of the Month

Sericho

September's Meteorite of the Month is Sericho, a pallasite found in Kenya in 2016. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 106, in prep): In 2016, two brothers were searching for …


Upcoming Events

September 2017
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August 27, 2017 August 28, 2017 August 29, 2017 August 30, 2017 August 31, 2017

New Discoveries Lecture

New Discoveries Lecture
September 1, 2017 September 2, 2017
September 3, 2017 September 4, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 6, 2017

Ask a Curator Day - Sep 13

Ask a Curator Day - Sep 13

Earth and Space Open House

Earth and Space Open House
September 7, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 9, 2017
September 10, 2017 September 11, 2017 September 12, 2017 September 13, 2017 September 14, 2017 September 15, 2017 September 16, 2017
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