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2018 Nininger Student Travel Award Application Open

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce the application opportunity for the 2018 Nininger Student Travel Award for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research …

2017 Nininger Meteorite Award Application Open

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce the application opportunity for the 2017 Nininger Meteorite Award for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research in …

2017 CLAS Student Leaders announced

This fall, five students in the ASU School or Earth and Space Exploration were nominated by the school as College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Student Leaders – including …

Center Director featured on NPR's Science Friday

Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa was recently featured on NPR's Science Friday, discussing the discovery of an interstellar object in our Solar System! Listen to the interview here! Click on the …

Celebrate World Space Week 2017

Celebrate World Space Week 2017 with the ASU Center for Meteorite Studies! Follow the Center on Facebook and Twitter for updates during World Space Week! Fun facts, meteorite photos, and …

Behind the Scenes - Hayabusa Mission

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! Good things come …

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 …

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 …
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Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunities!

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University invites applications for 2 Postdoctoral Research Associates.  Click here for details!




Meteorite of the Month

Benguerir

November’s meteorite of the month is Benguerir, an (LL6) ordinary chondrite that fell in Morocco in 2004. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 89): A meteorite shower was witnessed to …


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