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Buseck Center for Meteorite Studies

BCMS Researcher Visits the UK’s Winchcombe Meteorite

BCMS undergraduate researcher, Xeynab Mouti Al-Hashimi, recently visited London’s Natural History Museum (NHM) where the UK’s latest meteorite fall, Winchcombe, is currently on display. The Winchcombe meteorite, a carbonaceous chondrite, fell in Gloucestershire, England on February 28th, 2021. Fragments were quickly recovered in the village of Winchcombe, some of which were found within twelve hours […]

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Where are we now: Daniel Dunlap

Dr. Daniel Dunlap received his doctoral degree in 2019, from the ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration. His Center research and dissertation (Chronology of Planetesimal Differentiation Based on the Timing of Achondrite Formation in the Early Solar System) focused on timescales of igneous activity in the early Solar System. His work involved use of […]

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Where are we now: Karen Rieck

Catch up with Center alumni through this periodic feature! Dr. Karen Rieck has been analyzing solar wind samples from the NASA Genesis mission, using secondary ion mass spectroscopy (SIMS) since 2008 to understand the elemental and isotopic fractionation of the solar wind in order to use Genesis samples to determine the true solar photospheric composition […]

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New research in the Center

This week, members of the Center are presenting new findings at the annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) held in Houston, Texas. The presented research covers a range of topics in meteoritics and cosmochemistry, including carbonaceous chondrites, the solar wind, mineralogy, and isotope geochemistry. Click on the abstract title links below to learn more […]

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