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NASA Group Achievement Award

Congratulations to the OSIRIS-REx Mission Team, recent recipient of a NASA Group Achievement Award!  The award recognizes exceptional scientific, engineering, and management expertise and dedication in the development of the …

Nininger Meteorite Award Extended to Feb 28

The application deadline for the 2017 Nininger Meteorite Award has been extended to February 28th!   The Nininger Meteorite Award recognizes outstanding student achievement in the meteoritical sciences as embodied …

New research sheds light on dust in the early Solar System

The chondrite meteorites take their name from chondrules, the nearly spherical, silicate-rich particles they contain.  They are the most abundant type of stony meteorite, and contain some of the first …

Nininger Meteorite Award application deadline is Jan 31

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Nininger Meteorite Award!   The Nininger Meteorite Award recognizes outstanding student achievement in the …

Center Director on the Science Channel

Watch for Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa on the new season of the Science Channel's "How the Universe Works"!  She will be discussing the Solar System in Episode 3, which airs …

Season's Greetings

Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa during the Antarctic Search for Meteorites 2012-13 field season. Photo ASU/CMS.

New insights into water in asteroids

When thinking about water in the Solar System, most picture Earth's oceans, or distant icy moons.  However, we now have further evidence that liquid water was present on asteroids in …

Nininger Meteorite Award Application Due Jan 31

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 …

2018 Nininger Student Travel Award Applications Due Jan 19

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 …

New exhibit blends art, meteorites, and a NASA mission

The Center for Meteorite Studies is pleased to announce a new addition to the Meteorite Gallery! In partnership with the NASA Psyche mission, the Center is currently displaying clocks created …
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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

Vigarano

February's Meteorite of the Month is Vigarano, a (CV3) carbonaceous chondrite that fell the evening of January 22, 1910, near Ferrara, Italy.  Vigarano is the type specimen for the CV …


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