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Behind the Scenes: Furnace Drop Video!

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. Candidate Emilie …

Center Student Receives Dwornik Award!

Congratulations to Center Ph.D. candidate Cameron Mercer, recipient of the prestigious 2016 Stephen E. Dwornik Award! The award was endowed in 1991 by Dr. Stephen E. Dwornik, who wished to …

CMS at Lunar & Planetary Science Conference!

This March, several members of the Center for Meteorites Studies presented new findings at the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC), in Houston, Texas.  The Center's presentations covered a …

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 …

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 …

CMS Director Presents Shoemaker Lecture!

Center for Meteorite Studies Director Meenakshi Wadhwa was invited to present the prestigious annual Shoemaker Lecture at the 2016 meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), held in San Francisco …

Nininger Meteorite Award Application Deadline Jan 31!

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 …

Behind the Scenes - Sintering SIMS Standards!

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. Candidate Emilie …

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Meteorite of the Month

Monahans (1998)

March’s meteorite of the month is Monahans (1998), an (H5) ordinary chondrite that fell in Ward County, Texas, the evening of March 22, 1998.   According to the Meteoritical Bulletin …


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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